John “Seth” Elliott, age 71, of Brownwood, Texas passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at a local nursing home in Brownwood. Seth was born to Norman and Edith (Andersen) Elliott on February 27, 1944 in Miami, Florida.
Seth served in the United States Army and Merchant Marines. He cared for others and was a man of integrity. Seth loved working with leather, being outdoors, playing music, and his dogs.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Edith Emma Andersen Elliott and one brother, James Elliott.
Seth is survived by his son, Asa Elliott of Oregon; Grandson Gavin Elliott; sisters, Gerda McQueen and husband Bill of Briggs, Texas and Helene Davis of Brownwood; brother, Terry Peterson and wife Becky of California. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services with Military honors wwew be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas. The family receives friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Oak Ridge Manor and Gentiva Hospice for all of their compassion and care. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in Seth’s honor. Online condolences for the family are welcome atwww.blaylockfuneralhome.com.