Former Delaware County Sheriff Passes Away

An Edgewood man who spent nearly a decade serving as Delaware County Sheriff has passed away.

Bert Elledge died Sunday at the Edgewood Convalescent Home. He was 89.

Elledge served several years as deputy sheriff for Sheriff Leonard “Mike” Barr. After Barr retired, Elledge was elected Sheriff in 1972 and led the department until 1981.

A private family service for Elledge will be held at a later date.