James "Ed" Elliott

Born: Sun., Jan. 12, 1947
Died: Wed., Jul. 31, 2019


2:00 PM to 12:30 PM, Tue., Aug. 06, 2019
Location: New Freedom Baptist Church

Funeral Service

12:30 PM Wed., Aug. 07, 2019
Location: New Freedom Baptist Church

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James “Ed” Elliott, age 72, of LaGrange, IN passed away on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.  He was born on January 12, 1947 in Stockbridge, MI to Joseph & Lola (Hicks) Elliott.  He was a self employed truck driver all of his life.  He enjoyed fishing, music, playing guitar and reading the bible.  He married Loretta Wilson.  She survives.  Also surviving is 2 daughters – Jamie & Robert Hankinson of Ontario, IN and Dana & Matt Fisk of Shipshewana, IN.  1 brother – Leon & Tonya Elliott of Macy, IN.  2 sisters – Delores & Don Burkhead of LaGrange, IN and Alice F. Patterson of Kendallville, IN.  8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Patty (Patterson) Elliott in 1997, 1 son – James E. Elliott Jr on December 15, 1966.  2 brothers – Clovis Hoover and Denver Elliott.  5 sisters – Marie Dyszynski, Ruth Terry, Virginia Likes, Jean Bassler and Georgia Orange.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday August 6, 2019 from 2 p.m. at the New Freedom Baptist Church, LaGrange, IN until the funeral service on Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 12:30 with the Pastor Wade Sturdivant officiating.  Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange, IN.  On-line condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneralhome.com.  Carney-Frost Funeral Home, LaGrange, IN is handling the arrangements.

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Rev.Larry & Fay Anglemyer Sr
   Posted Sat August 03, 2019
Love and prayers for y'all ❤

April Combs
   Posted Sat August 03, 2019
He will be missed. I will be in prayer for you all. I have a lot of memories of him singing to mom and I.

Leon Elliott
   Posted Mon August 05, 2019


joe duszynski
   Posted Mon August 05, 2019
Jamie and Dana: So sorry for the loss of your Father. I have very fond memories of our younger days. Your Dad, my brother Frank and I had our butts kicked a lot when we were kids!! May God bless you both!! Joe Duszynski.

Shannon Marie
   Posted Tue August 06, 2019
I am sorry for your loss. I knew Ed when I was a kid and stayed with my aunt Cynthiana. Ed was always good to me. I enjoyed spending time with him and his first wife Pat. I have fond memories of him; Ed liked to joke and make people laugh!
My heart and prayers are with his family!
Shannon Marie Johnson

Cheri Donovan (Wilson)
   Posted Tue August 06, 2019
Aunt Loretta, I’m so sorry to find out Ed passed away. I’m lifting you up in my prayers.

Leon Elliott
   Posted Sat August 17, 2019
Eddie, (Yes Eddie; that’s the name we called you for 72 years!) You are sadly missed on this earth, but as you and I have discussed many times you are now safely home where you will spend eternity! Some day we will all join you there. What a great reunion that will be.

John 11:21 Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou had been here, my brother had not died……24 Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day. 25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: 26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? 27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, ……

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