10/25/2004 11:00PM

Heironimus, steward, dies

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Elwood D. Heironimus, a longtime racing secretary and then steward at the Charles Town Races, died Oct. 21 at his home in Charles Town, W.Va. He was 83.

Heironimus, a World War II veteran, worked in the racing offices at the Charles Town and Shenandoah Downs tracks. He was appointed steward in the mid-1980's and retired as a steward in 1996.