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George E. Elliott

George E. Elliott, 80, of Burnham, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020, at his residence.

Born Jan. 8, 1940, in Yeagertown, he was the son of the late William and Helen (Specht) Elliott.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Connie (Boop) Elliott; a sister, Barbara Baker; and brothers, Donald and James Elliott.

He is survived by his second wife of 49 years, Sara (McClellan) Elliott.

Also surviving are children, Martin Byler and wife, Tammy, of McClure, Matthew Byler, of Burnham, Sherry Wagner and husband, Lee, of Burnham, and Troy Elliott and wife, Devin, of Lewistown; sisters, Shirley Yoder, Mary Barr and husband, Clell, of Lewistown; grandchildren, Kyle Wagner, Devon Wagner, Seth Wagner, Travis Elliott, Briana Rhodes, Tristin Rhodes and Tyler Hunter; as well as six great-grandchildren.

George retired from Standard Steel after 36 years. George was a member of the Yeagertown United Methodist Church, Yeagertown Fire Company, Milroy American Legion and Masonic Lodge # 203.

He graduated from Chief Logan High School in 1958. George proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962.

George loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and attending all of their sporting events. George also enjoyed hunting, watching westerns and meeting his buddies for morning coffee. He was so loved and will be missed by all those who knew him including his beloved cat Hemi.

A receiving of friends will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. with services to follow, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at Barr Funeral Home Inc and Crematory 120 Logan Street, Lewistown, with Pastor Rachel Horst officiating.

Interment will take place at Juniata Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation’s may be made in George’s memory to Yeagertown United Methodist Church Mann Avenue Yeagertown, Pa. 17099.

Condolences can be shared with the family at www.barrfh.com.