LEVANT – David Charles Elliott, 82, died peacefully at his residence Jan. 3, 2014, with his wife by his side. He was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Middleport, Pa., a son of Thomas R. and Mary J. (Corelle) Elliott.
He graduated from Minersville High School, Pa., class of 1949, while in high school he played on the state championship football team. He played AAA baseball for Philly and always bragged about being struck out by Satchel Page. He served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force as an orthopedic medic, he was also employed for 26 years at EMMC as an orthopedic technician, and for three and half years as a security guard for MVM before retiring. He was a life member of the NRA, enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, and loved his hunting dogs. His best friend was his dog, Lil Jem. He has been a resident of Levant for 40 years and coached little league for many years and a member of American Legion Post 200 of Hermon.
He is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Auman) Elliott of Levant; four children, David Thomas Elliott and his wife, Angie, of Grass Valley, Calif., Kelly (Elliott) Carlson and her husband, Carl, of Bangor, Christopher Elliott and his fiancée, Holley, of Delaware, and Patrick Elliott and his wife, Holley, of Mesa, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jordan, Porter, Jessica, Ryan SSGT USAF, Kayla, Nick, Benjamin, Brooke, Alexander, and Maddison; a great-granddaughter, Chloe; brother, Robert Elliott and his wife, Rosemary, and their children, Lisa Marie and Robert Jr.; and sister-in-law, Claudia Jean Auman. He was predeceased by his parents.
Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where a service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Internment with military honors will be announced in the spring at Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reading, Pa. The family wishes to thank Beacon Hospice for the wonderful and compassionate care and support, especially Niki and Donna. Memorial contributions may be made to the Maine Veterans Home, Activity Fund, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401; or the American Legion Post No. 200, Hermon, ME. Notes of condolences may be left at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.