Ray M. Elliott

Ray M. Elliott

Aug 15, 1925 - Oct 15, 2011
Ray M. Elliott died at his home in Lander Saturday morning, Oct. 8, 2011. He was 86.

Services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Washington Heights Memorial Park in Ogden, Utah.

Ray M. Elliott was born in Santa Monica, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 15, 1925, the son of Merlin T. and Doris (Tuttle) Elliott. He served with the U.S. military during World War II.

Mr. Elliott lived in Long Beach Harbor, Calif., for 65 years, 11 years in Ogden, Utah, six years in Evanston, and the past four years in Lander.

He married Sandra J. Turner on Jan. 26, 2001, in Evanston.

He was of the Mormon faith.

Mr. Elliott was engaged in directional drilling in the oil fields.

His family said he enjoyed woodworking and traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Elliott of Lander; a daughter, Nancy D’Oporto; step-daughters, Bonnie Woody and Kaylynn Blakeslee; 12 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Leann Jensen, Irene Dayton, and Dana Mills.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Merlin T. Elliott and Doris Tuttle Elliott; a son, Mark Elliott, and a sister, Willamene Monroe.

Memorial may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Association, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.