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Dawsey E. 'Eddie' Elliott, 78, Woodstock

Dawsey E. “Eddie” Elliott, 78, Woodstock, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Nov. 3, 1937, to Emerald and Mae (Whithead) Elliott in Missouri. 

On Nov. 19, 1966, he married the love of his life, Dorothy .

He loved farming and raised many animals throughout his life. He enjoyed riding horses, reading and watching Westerns. He also enjoyed spending time with those he loved.

Survivors include a daughter, Becky Nyberg; three brothers, Marvin (Peggy) Elliott, Dennis (Shirley) Elliott and Donald (Sandy) Elliott; three sisters, Dorothy Tate, Delores Johnson and Linda Mosher; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife; and three brothers-in-law, Charles Tate, Tracey Johnson and Bill Mosher.

All services were private.

Memorials can be made to JourneyCare Hospice, the American Diabetes Association or the American Lung Association.

Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.


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