Gerald W. Elliott
May 2, 1935 - January 28, 2019
Gerald W. Elliott, 83, of Wooster, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster after a lengthy illness.
He was born May 2, 1935 in Cadiz, OH to the late Aaron T. and Martha P. (Willis) Elliott and was a 1953 graduate of Smithville High School. While attending Bible College in Michigan he met the former Sandra L. Cooper and they were married April 17, 1965. Over the years he worked as a Mason, in the construction trade and as an Independent Truck Driver. He used his gift in the Mission Field having been a part of Missionary Builders in Brazil, Indonesia, Quebec and Puerto Rico. Gerald was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and was an avid collector of John Deere toy tractors for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Sandy, son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Keri Elliott of North Canton; grandchildren, Angela (Terry) Rodgers and Stanley Spitzer; great-granddaughter, Cadence Rodgers; a brother, James Elliott and a sister-in-law, Carol Elliott both of Wooster and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be Friday, Feb. 1stat 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 7605 Pleasant Home Rd., Sterling with Pastor Stephen Olsen officiating. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, PO Box 426, Smithville, OH 44677. Murray Funeral Home in Creston is handling arrangements.
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Name: The Beerys
To Gerald's Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio
Name: Elton L Moose
Gerald was always a very cheerful guy. He loved to tell jokes. He was well respected by his classmates of 1953 from Smithville High School.
I am sure the family was miss him.
Elton L Moose, Class of 1953.
Name: Sam Rittenhouse
Sandy and family, I want to pass on my condolences to you in the passing of Jerry. May you sense God's nearness and peace at this time of great loss. Sincerely, Sam