Rodney Wayne Elmer was born in Weber County, Utah, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:
- He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping with family and working on cars.
- He was the 11th among the 16 children of U.S. Army veteran Harvey Arnold Elmer and Helen Marie Bonnett Elmer. Harvey has seven siblings while Helen has nine siblings.
- He has eight brothers namely Harvey Elmer Jr., Harry Elmer, Richard Elmer, Walter Elmer, Oliver Elmer, William Claude Elmer, Garth Elmer and Daniel Elmer.
- He has seven sisters namely Helen Elmer, Glenda Elmer, Sally Elmer, Alice Elmer, Bridget Elmer, Elizabeth Elmer and Barbara Elmer.
- On December 15, 1970, his grandfather William Elmer died in Ogden, Weber County at the age of 75.
- On December 4, 1974, his grandfather Lester Irwin Bonnett died in Ogden at the age of 70.
- On October 30, 1979, his grandmother Cecile Elizabeth Allred Elmer died in Ogden at the age of 85.
- In 1993, his grandmother Lillie Mae Morrill Bonnett died in West Weber, Weber County at the age of 87.
- On March 1, 2005, his father died at the age of 81 after a long battle with cancer.
- On February 20, 2015, he died in Washington Terrace, Weber County at the age of 55.