Elliott, Henry C’Dink’ h/Joyce I (Voss)
Burial Date: 2014, 06/28 Age: 88 Lot: 211 H
War: WW2 Purple Heart
LYONS – Henry C. “Dink” Elliott, 88, died June 24, 2014, at Rice County District Hospital, Lyons. He was born April 13, 1926, in Alden, the son of Carl C. and Helen J. (Bennett) Elliott. A resident of Lyons, he was a retired Electrician for Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif.
He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, having received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the NRA, American Legion, and DAV.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, four sisters and a granddaughter.
NAME: Henry C. “Dink” Elliott
DATE OF DEATH: June 24, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Rice County District Hospital, Lyons
DATE OF BIRTH: April 13, 1926
PLACE OF BIRTH: Alden, Ks
PARENTS: Carl C. and Helen J. (Bennett) Elliott
OCCUPATION: Retired Electrician for Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, California
VETERAN: US Army WW II
MEMBERSHIPS: NRA, American Legion, DAV
DATE OF MARRIAGE: May 6, 1947
PLACE OF MARRIAGE: Pratt, KS
SPOUSE: Joyce I. Voss
SURVIVORS: Wife, Joyce, Lyons; 2 Sons, Clark W. Elliott (Sue), Lyons; Kenneth D. Elliott (Carol), Clovis, CA.; 2 Daughters, Susan D. Flynn (Robert), Clovis, CA.; Rebecca L. Armstrong (Greg), Great Bend, KS; 1 Brother, James Ray Elliott, Hutchinson; 3 Sisters, Norma Goertzen, Kingman, AZ.; Vera Gulick, Nickerson, KS; Nina Fox, Hutchinson.
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Parents, 1 Brother, 4 Sisters and 1 Granddaughter.
FUNERAL SERVICES: 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Sterling Community Cemetery.
OFFICIATING: Pastor Bryan Elliott
BURIAL: Sterling Community Cemetery
MILITARY HONORS: US Army Big Red One, Sterling American Legion and Legion Riders.
MEMORIALS: Rice County on Aging or American Legion Color Guard c/o Birzer Funeral Home