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Wayne Elliott, 80 Print E-mail

Wayne L. "Boozie" Elliott, 80, of Falmouth, past away at his home on Sunday, December 2, 2012.

Born on March 29, 1932 in Pendleton County, to the late Ernest Elliott and the late Jesse Cookendorfer Elliott Richie, he retired from the Sysco Company in Cincinnati and was a member of the Hardin- Browning Post #109. Boozie, as known to his  friends, was an avid pool player and a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War where he served as a gunner and spoke of his around the world trip on the USS Owen.

Following the death of his wife, he spent his golden years cheering on the UK wildcats, enjoying his great-grandchildren, and reading at the Pendleton County Library. He was a quiet man with a large heart who always thought about others before himself. As quietly as he lived, he passed, but left behind many who loved and cared for him.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were wife of forty nine years, Betty R. Elliott in March, 2003.

Surviving are sons, Anthony "Tony" Elliott, Bellevue and Mike (Patty) Elliott, Foster; daughter, Angela (Glen) Jones of Rockfield; grandchildren,  Josh, Dustin, Heather, Missy, Felicia, Brittney and Cody; and  nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his immediate family he leaves behind a large extended family and a host of friends.

The visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 with the funeral services being held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2012, both at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Rick Halcomb officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be Brandon Wyrick, Cody Cole, Dustin Elliott, Joshua Elliott, Mike Elliott, and Glen Jones.

Interment with full military honors by the Hardin- Browning Post #109 will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.