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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