Gary Wayne Elliott

Born: Wed., May 30, 1945
Died: Sat., Nov. 2, 2013


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Nov. 06, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Nov. 06, 2013
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Gary Wayne “Felix” Elliott

Gary Wayne “Felix” Elliott, 68, of Oblong, Illinois passed away at 9:50 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, Illinois.

Born in Robinson, IL on May 30, 1945, he was the son of Loren Kenneth Elliott and Florence Evelyn (Johnson) Elliott.  Gary served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War; was of the Christian faith; he was a member of the Crawford County VFW Post #4549, Robinson, IL; and the E. M. Coulter American Legion Post 69 of Robinson, IL.  He worked at the Payless Drug Store in Haywood, CA.; Marathon Oil Company as a roust-a-bout mechanic and a pumper for 13 years; employed at Crete Oil Company; was an over the road truck driver for Larry Baker and most recently as an assembler at Wal-Mart in Robinson, IL.  Gary enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, and camping, was a NASCAR fan; Oakland Raiders football team and St. Louis Cardinals. His CB handle was “Felix”.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Rebecca “Becky” Elliott, Alameda, CA; three sisters, Donna Polley, Oblong, IL; Shirley Schedlbauer, Mattoon, IL; and Sharon Mewmaw, Oswego, IL; one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Darlene Elliott, Jonesville, MI; five grandchildren, Beka Elliott and Patrick Saunders, Merced, CA.; Brandon Wayne Ray, Fremont, Ca.; George Chavez, Alameda, CA.; Noah Davis, Robinson, IL; and DeAndre Ragon, Peoria, AZ.; one great-grandson, Stephano Saunders, Merced, CA.; his companion for many years, Linda Davis, Oblong, IL and her son Michael Davis, Robinson, IL.; and Josh York, Robinson, IL.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Kimberly Mae Elliott; a sister, Linda Darlene Elliott; and a brother, Larry Elliott.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong with Bro Phil Boyd officiating.  Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at the funeral home.  Burial will be in the Butternut Cemetery, rural Clark County.

Military rites at the cemetery conducted by the Crawford County VFW Post #4549, E. M. Coulter American Legion Post # 69 and Amvets Post #33.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Crawford County V.F.W. Post #4549, Robinson, IL.

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Judy Mikeworth Krathwohl
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
My condolences to the Elliott family. To Sharon Mewmaw...I'm so sorry for your loss. Could you please e-mail me @ I have lost your e-address when my computer died. Judy Mikeworth Krathwohl

Liz (Carter) Guyer
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
Donna I'm sorry for your loss. Will put you in my prayers. Liz Guyer

jerry N. & Roberta Robinson
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
To The Elliott Family, Roberta & I sure want to express our deepest sympathy for your loss of A loved one

David Davis
   Posted Tue November 05, 2013
Donna there are no words that will be better than our Prayers going out to you all. Gary was a good man. We had a beer or too back in the day, he will be missed.

Tony Schedlbauer
   Posted Wed November 06, 2013
Rest in peace, Uncle Gary.

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