B. J. Elias
William J. Elias II, "BJ", named after his grandfather, was born on June 13, 1968 in Streator, he and his brother Jake are the 4th generation's at the Elias Funeral Home.
BJ graduated from Streator Township High School in 1986, he attended Illinois Valley Community College for 2 years, Graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1991.
BJ is married to the former Alison Moore, they were married February 26, 2007, they have 2 children, son Blaine D. Parcher and daughter Devin F. Elias.
BJ is Past President and Past Campaign Chairperson of Streator's Area United Way and is currently Treasurer and recieved Streator's United Way Tom Wilson Award, he is Past President and member of Streator Kiwanis Club, was involved in Streators 125th Anniversary Celebration, and is a member and current Exalted Ruler of B.P.O. Elks #591 and Streator Country Club.
BJ has been working with his family since 1991 and currently working with his dad and brother, continues to hold the same traditons his Great-Grandfather and Grandfather have been upholding since 1932.