28 year old Brandon Chase Elder of Smithville died Tuesday at his residence. He was a Sous Chef and boat detailer. He is survived by his parents, Harry Elder and DeAnna Elder of Smithville. One sister, Meagan Elder VanNorman and husband Kris of Burns, Tennessee. The family has chosen direct cremation. No services are planned. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brandon Elder Scholarship Fund at DeKalb Community Bank.