He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Danielsville, GA where he served in many capacities. Stan was a Captain with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources with 28 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coaching Little League Baseball and NASCAR. Stan was a board member of the Outdoor Dream Foundation. He was a cyclist and participated with the Police Unity Tour and was a founding member of the DNR Honor Guard. He was awarded the Ranger of the Year in 1999. He proudly served on the security team for the 1996 Olympic Games. He participated in the security for the G8 Summit and was a proud alumnus of GA Southern University and Columbus State University. Stan was an avid music lover and was an accomplished practical joker. He loved his Lord, his family, his wife and his boys. He wore his badge proudly and supported his DNR family and all law enforcement agencies. Even though he had an illustrious career, his greatest accomplishment was his boys.
Family members include his wife, Julie Stubbs Elrod; sons, Levi Elrod and Luke Elrod; parents, Julian Perry and Linda Addison Elrod; sister and brother-in-law, Stefanie and Jason Kaup; sisters-in-law and brothers in-law, Gina and David Cammack, Donna and Joe Catanzariti, Michelle Stubbs, and Viniece and Steven Kirkland; brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Douglas Stubbs and Talmadge and Karla Kicklatter; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mildred and Wilburn Addison and Guynell and Fletcher Elrod.