Born in Oswego, he was a son of the late Lloyd and Patricia (King) Elkin and was a graduate of the Oswego High School.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and listening to music.
Surviving are two sisters, Pamela Elkin of Oswego, Patti Elkin of Fulton, nieces,nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
He was predeceased by his brother, Michael Elkin.
Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 with a service to follow the hours.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.