Ross William Elliott

Ross William “Bill” Elliott, 66 of Brazil, passed away April 20, 2020 at 7:36 pm at Union Hospital. He was born December 7, 1953, the son of Ross and Mary Elizabeth Crank Elliott. Bill graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1972. He later attended both Indiana State University and Purdue and then completed an Associates Degree in Construction Science.
Bill and Mary Ellen Burk Elliott were united in marriage on June 23, 1974. Together, they have raised their family in Clay County.
Bill worked as a pipefitter out of Local #157. He also taught many courses through the union concerning safety and OSHA. He also was a welding instructor and welding examiner. He worked for many years with the Freitag-Weinhardt company and staff. Bill was well known for his attention to details, being a perfectionist and was meticulous with each project he tackled. He also sandblasted and did engraving in stone and glass projects, both large and small. In retirement, he enjoyed fishing, crossword puzzles and developed a love for baking for family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ross and Mary Elizabeth Elliott; one infant sister, Sharon Elliott and one brother, Jay Elliott.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Elliott of Brazil; son, Nic Elliott and wife Julie of Brazil, daughter Krista Williams and husband Mike of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Austin Elliott, Dylan Elliott, Kenan Elliott, Kristopher Elliott, Kad Williams, Yordi Williams; one sister, Rosslyn Crowell; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Cremation was chosen and burial will take place later at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Post a note of condolence at www.frenchfuneralhome.com