Robert Earl Elliott, Sr. 99 0f Winchester, VA passed away Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center.
Earl was born in 1923 in Takoma Park, MD, the son of the late Ernest and Emma Isaacs Elliott. He served our country in the United States Army from 1941 to 1945 during WWII where he was stationed in Australia, New Zealand and the Phillipines. Earl lost his leg in 1987 in a tractor accident but that did not deter him from climbing ladders. He was a hard worker and devoted son, husband, father and grandfather. Earl retired in 1987 as a plaster/dry wall installer for Dodd Brothers Construction of Falls Church, VA.
He married Bernice M. Edens on September 21, 1946 in Winchester, VA.
Earl is survived by his wife Bernice; children, Pauline Skiles (Archie) of Winchester, VA, Deborah Ostertag of Winchester, VA and Robert E. Elliott, Jr. of Yakima, WA; grandchildren, Kelly Hicks (Joe), Mandy Stoup (Danny), Denise Klein (Tony), Holly Miller, Joseph Ostertag, Jacob Ostertag, Jesse Elliott (Lisa), Wesley Skiles, Sarah Masino (Derek), Jenna Kivi (John) and Michelle Johnson Merced; eighteen great grandchildren, twelve great great grandchildren; step grandchildren, Denise Burleson (John), Vanessa Ostertag and Theresa Ostertag.
He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Louise McDonald; sisters, Estelle Howes, Alice Wallace and Margaret Carter; brothers, Alfred Elliott and Ernest M. Elliott, Jr.
A celebration of life open house will be held at his home on Saturday, May 7, 2022 starting at 1:00 in the afternoon at 290 Peacefield Lane, Winchester, Virginia 22603.
Memorial contributions in Earl’s memory may be contributed to: Tunnels to Towers Foundation at t2t.org