Russell “Rusty” Dean Elliott
Russell “Rusty” Dean Elliott, 59, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at his home. He was born on October 2, 1960, in Lawrence, KS, son of C. Dean Elliott, who resides in Lawrence, KS, and F. JoAnn Coffman Elliott, who preceded him in death on January 28, 2012. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1978 and served in the U.S. Army from 1978 through 1982. He was an automotive technician for Hite Collision and was an active member of the 35th Infantry Division reenacted.He is survived by his wife, Christine Elliott, sons Aiden Elliott, 16, and Avery Elliott, 14, all of the home. He is also survived by two brothers, Bruce W. Elliott, Eudora, and Brian W. Elliott, Overbrook. He was preceded in death by a brother, Randall “Randy” D. Elliott, on December 16, 2017.
A celebration to honor the life of Rusty will be held at 568 Wellman Rd., Lawrence, Kansas, on Saturday, June 27th, 2020. Friends and family will meet from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM to share memories and stories, and possibly a few laughs and tears. Appropriate safety precautions will be taken.