Silas Lee “Sonny” Elliott, age 76, of Metcalf, IL, went home to be with the Lord on January 2, 2023, at his home.
Sonny was born April 16, 1946, in Casey County. KY to Dillard and Sadie Belle (Rayburn) Elliott. He married Patsy Robena Liles on August 2, 1969. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. and a deacon at the Brocton Christian Church. He enjoyed bow hunting, fishing, gardening, volunteering at the food pantry, and was a handyman who enjoyed fixing things. He had a giving heart and loved to help others.
He is survived by three sons: Tommy Elliott of Metcalf, IL, Donald Ray Elliott of Fayetteville, NC, and Jeffrey Elliott of Metcalf, IL; seven sisters: Martha, Annie, Louise, Mary, Della, Stella, and Judy; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three sons, three brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman, IL. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Young America Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials in Sonny’s honor may be given to the Brocton Christian Church. Online messages of sympathy may be left at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.