For 28-30 years Eldon and his father, Gerald (until he passed away on April 15, 2002), competed in four wheel drive modified truck pulling as members of the Maine State Pullers, the Northern Penobscot Pullers and the National Truck Pullers Association. Eldon is married to Judy Godin and they have three children; two girls Cassie and Erika and a boy, Aaron. They now have two grandchildren, a girl Cassidy and a boy Carter. Eldon loves to travel and camp in his motor home with them and he also enjoys hunting and fishing. According to Eldon, "Life is great"!