Thomas W. Elliott, 72, of Dalton, Ohio, formerly of Ritchie County, W.Va., passed away June 24, 2013, in Canton, Ohio.
Thomas was born July 12, 1940, in Beatrice, W.Va., a son of the late Otis G. and Nina (Lewis) Elliott.
Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from 1959-1963. After the Navy, he worked in construction in the Wooster, Ohio, area.
He is survived by his companion and caregiver, Gilda Willison; her daughter, Tammy Willison; her son-in-law, Gary Define and their extended families; brother, Charles R. Elliott; numerous nieces and nephews, and his extended family; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one stepdaughter.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Elliott; brothers, Lonnie, Dale, Harold and David Elliott; sister, Judy Elliott; sister-in-law, Betty Elliott; a great niece; a great-great-niece; a nephew; and Gilda's daughter, Patty Define.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mason Cemetery, Cisco Community in Ritchie County, W.Va.
Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mcculloughraiguel.com