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Gary H. Elliott



STREATOR — Gary H. Elliott, 76, of Streator, passed away Saturday, April 14, at his residence in Streator.

Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Solon-Telford Funeral Home. The Rev. Duane Kaufman will officiate. Full military rites will be accorded following the services at the funeral home by members of the Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post 217 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1492. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Solon-Telford Funeral Home. Private family burial will be at a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Born Feb. 16, 1942, in Streator, he was the son of Harvey and Irene (Hodges) Elliott. He married Denise Moreland on Oct. 3, 1985, in Ottawa. She survives in Streator.

He also is survived by a daughter, Lisa (Jan Lancaster) Renn, of Bloomington; sons, Jeff Elliott, of Streator, Steve Elliott, of Pontiac, Cary (Dawn) Renn, of Streator, and Scott (Rich Barker) Renn, of Oak Park; grandchildren, C.J., Tyler, Vaughn, Cara and Cheri; great-grandchildren, Claire, Layla, Reagan and a baby boy on the way; a sister, Roma Walker, of Streator; and a brother, Coy (Jan) Elliott, of Streator.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Born and raised in Streator, he attended local grade schools and Woodland High School. 

He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era.

Gary was a pipefitter by trade. He also was a truck driver for US Foods and NFI Logistics more recently.

He was a former member of the Streator Eagles Club. 

Gary loved taking long rides with his wife, Denise, on his Harley. He also enjoyed bowling and golfing through the years. His family was everything to him and he loved spending time with them, especially his grandkids. He will be greatly missed by them. 

Memorials may be directed to the family of Gary Elliott.

Condolences may be left for the family at

Solon-Telford Funeral Home

301 S. Park St., Streator, IL 61364


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