E. Guy Elzey, Jr.
On March 4, 2018, Age 90 of Haddonfield and Ocean City, NJ; passed away peacefully. Beloved husband of the late Mary “Marie” (nee Solem); Loving father of E. Guy Elzey, III (Susan) of Haddonfield and Nancy Binder (Bill) of Yardley, PA; Devoted grandfather of Erica, Christian and Anders Elzey, and Kirsten and William, IV Binder.
Guy graduated from Lafayette College and proudly served in the US Army – stationed in Japan with the Army Corps of Engineers, during the Korean War. Guy through his company, E.G. Elzey & Son (founded by his father in 1922) has been engaged in general real estate practices since 1949. He was an appraiser, broker, builder and developer with a keen interest in Haddonfield, especially the downtown business district. He performed appraisals for governmental agencies, banks, financial institutions, mortgage companies, attorneys and individuals covering all types of properties. He constructed over 400 projects and custom homes in Southern Jersey.
He was a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and held the SRA designation in the Appraisal Institute. He also held the ASA designation in the American Society of Appraiser, the CRP Certified Relocation Professional designation in the Employee Relocation Council; the SR/WA designation in International Right of Way Assoc. and the IFAS designation of Nat’l Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers.
Guy served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations including: the Nat’l Alumni Board for Lafayette College (1962-2000), Better Business Bureau of SJ (Pres. 1968-69), the Haddonfield Symphony, American Red Cross, Goodwill Industries of SJ, American Soc. of Appraisers Southern NJ Chap. #47 (Past President) , Appraisal Institute (SRA) Chap. # 26, Nat’l Assoc. of Independent Fee Appraisers, NJ Builders Assoc., Homebuilders League of SJ and Camden County Assoc. of Realtors and various boards of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church. He was also a lifetime member of the Ocean City Tabernacle Assoc. Board of Directors.
Guy enjoyed extensive travels and attending Haddonfield Assembly dances with Marie. He believed in giving back to his community and for over 50 years dedicated himself to Haddonfield as a volunteer Policeman, and to service through the Rotary Club of Haddonfield. Additionally, he was a 32nd degree Mason and a longtime member of Tavistock Country Club.
Guy’s family will receive friends on Sat., March 10th, 9:30-10:45 AM in the Sanctuary of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Rd., Haddonfield, NJ 08033; where his Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment, Haddonfield Methodist Cem. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Guy may be made to the Haddonfield United Methodist Church at the above address where he has been a member for over 60 years.