John Leonard Elliott Sr.
John Leonard Elliott Sr., 85, passed from this life on Friday June 30, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.
Born on August 31, 1931 in Banquete, Texas, to James and Elizabeth Elliott. John was married to the love of his life Betty for 65 years.
He is preceded in death by wife, Betty; grandson Elisha Paul, and daughter-in-law, Karen Elliott.
John is survived by children, John and Patty Elliott Jr., Patti and David Abschneider, Judith Ann Elliott, David Elliott Sr., and Sharon and Robert Jacobson Jr. He is a proud grandfather to thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren with two on the way as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
John served our country in the United States Navy, retired from Sterling Chemical in Texas City, and was a member of Local 22 Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers. John loved spending time with his family, sitting in his rocking chair looking at birds, especially red birds.
Family will receive friends starting at 9am with 10am Funeral Services to follow on Wednesday July 5, 2017 at Carnes Funeral Home-Texas City. Interment will take place at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock followed by lunch at John’s favorite haunt, Whataburger in La Marque.
Donations to the Alzheimer’s Association of Houston would be appreciated. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Bayou Pines Care Center and Traditions/Hallmark Hospice for their loving care of our father.