Earl Glenn Elliott, 87, of Effingham

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Published on October 22 2012 9:40 am

Earl Glenn Elliott, 87, of Effingham, Illinois passed away at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Effingham, Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Earl's wishes were to be cremated. There will be no services or visitation held at this time. A family memorial will be held at Royal Oak Cemetery in Wheatland, Ind. at a later date. Memorials may be made to Crossroads Cancer Center of Effingham. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.

Earl was born June 10, 1925 in Knox County, Ind., the son of Schuyler and Blanche (Myers) Elliott. He married Jacqueline Jennings January 31, 1948 in South Bend, Ind. She preceded him in death January 16, 1979. Earl was a truck driver and a Teamster Union member. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed "snowbirding" to Florida during the winter months and traveling to Canada in the spring when the fishing was best. He also loved to garden.

Earl is survived by his sons, Eric Lee (wife Gloria) Elliott of Bay Cliff, Tex., Mark Glenn Elliott of Shirley, Ark. and Carl Jennings (wife Lisa) Elliott of Effingham; sister, Carmen June Harting of Edwardsport, Ind. and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jacqueline; infant son, Alan Dean; four brothers, Robert Elliott, Randall Elliott, Marvel Elliott and Herschell Elliott and sister, Mida Taylor.