R.C. Elfers was born May 28, 1936 to Othello Charles and Nellie Mae (Gensman) Elfers in Beaver Oklahoma. He has been a lifetime resident of Beaver County, Oklahoma. R.C. served in the United States Air Force. He was a farmer in the Logan Community and a member of the Elmwood Fire Department. He married Fumiko Kakio on June 7, 1961 in Japan. His wife and his parents preceded him in death.
R.C. passed on May 20, 2015 in Beaver, Oklahoma at the age of seventy eight.
He is survived by his sons, Jon Elfers of Beaver, Oklahoma, Ray Elfers of Laverne, Oklahoma; his daughters, Brenda Abare of Beaver. Oklahoma, Amy Allen of Forgan, Oklahoma; 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends..