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Emerson Eugene Elliott, Sr.
November 15, 1938 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Emerson “Beaver” Eugene Elliott, Sr was born on November 15, 1938 to Catherine Pinkett Elliott and William McKinley Elliott. He was one of six sons born to this union. Emerson departed this life on Thursday, October 19th at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE at the age of 84.
Emerson had a strong work ethic that he instilled in his family. He was employed with Allen Family Foods and retired after 40 years of service. He was also an entrepreneur and owned Elliott Family Express, a family business. In his free time, Emerson loved working on and fixing cars and he enjoyed listening to music. He also enjoyed sharing stories about his past with his family which always ended in laughter.
Emerson is survived by his wife of thirty years, Bobby Jean Elliott, one daughter, Jackie Elliott of Hurlock, MD., one son, Laron (Tamba) Elliott, Sr. of Hanover, MD, stepchildren; Robin (Dawn) Morris of Franklin, NC., Stephaine (Larry) Burruss of Engelhard, NC., Maceo (Venus) Morris of San Antonio, TX., Felicia Lucas of Durham, NC., and Ron Jackson of California, 14 grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, Janis Farrow and Raleigh Simpson both of North Carolina and one best friend, Charles Cannon.
In addition to his parents Emerson was preceded in death by two sons; Emerson “EM” Eugene Elliott, Jr., Virgil “Bird” Eugene Elliott, stepson, John Morris; five brothers; George Elliott, Thomas Elliott, James Elliott, Caroll Pinkett, and William “Bop” Pinkett.