The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

May 9, 2014

Barry Elliot

COVINGTON, Ind. — Barry Elliot, 56, passed away peacefully at home on April 25, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

He was born on June 13, 1957, in Danville to William R. and Sara Jayne (Starkey) Elliot. They survive.

He will be deeply missed by his daughter, Laura Jayne Elliot; granddaughter, Natalie Fares; and two special friends, Dennis Starkey and David Bechtold.

He was preceded in death by son, Bradley W. Fares; and grandparents, Russell and Pearl Elliot and Harry and Sally Starkey.

Barry graduated from Covington High School in 1975. He also graduated from Vincennes University with his associate’s degree in psychology. Barry worked at Carmack Car Capitol in Danville as a salesman for 36 years.

Barry was a member of the YMCA, where he enjoyed working out. He enjoyed playing racquetball and won several state tournaments. He also enjoyed running and watching sports. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and mushrooming. He loved animals and will be missed by his dogs, May and Duke. Barry also was a member of Benson Chapel Church in Covington, where he accepted Christ.

Family would like to give a special thanks to everyone at Serenity Hospice, Dr. Sodhi and Dr. Vasireddy for all their care given to Barry.

A celebration of life memorial service and visitation will be Saturday, May 10, at Benson Chapel Church, three miles west of Covington, Ind., on U.S. Route 136. Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. EDT, with a service starting at 5 p.m. EDT. The service will be officiated by the Rev. Zachary Rainey. Burial will take place at a later date in Mount Hope Cemetery. Sunset’s Covington Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be given in his memory to the Danville YMCA. Please join Barry’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories of his life through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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