Horace Taylor Elliott
  • 87 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 22, 1924
  • Date of passing: Mar 19, 2012
Let the memory of Horace be with us forever

Horace Taylor Elliott, 87, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.  He was a member of Amis Chapel Baptist Church, a farmer, dedicated school bus driver for Joe Toler-Oak Hill School for 28 years and continued to volunteer at the school.  He was a loving Papa to his grandchildren as well as other children in the community.
Funeral Services will be conducted 3:00 PM, Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Amis Chapel Baptist Church by Rev. Terry Howard and Rev. Jim Pollard.  Burial will be in church cemetery.

Surviving are a daughter, Joan Elliott Vaughan (William) of Durham, a son Euell Elliott (Laura) of Oxford, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Amis Chapel Baptist Church, 9189 Amis Chapel Road, Oxford, NC 27565 or Hock Family Pavilion, 4023 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at the home of Euell and Laura Elliott.

Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Oxford assisting the Elliott Family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Luther Williams on 27th March 2012

"Joan and Euell:

It is with much sorrow that I learned  of Horace's passing.  He was truly a wonderful man with numerous great qualities.  Our family will miss him greatly.  You can have comfort in knowing he is now enjoying a new life with the Lord.  Our prayers are with you."

This tribute was added by Candi Bass on 22nd March 2012

"I was sorry to hear of Horace's passing.  I know he had been through a lot and that he will be missed.  Please know you are in my thoughts."

This tribute was added by Christopher Bass on 22nd March 2012

"Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.
Christopher Bass"

This tribute was added by Betty Boyd on 22nd March 2012

"Joan and Euell, we are so sorry about Horace's passing.  He was such a dear friend and the last of our older neighbors from where I was raised. He will be truly missed by all.  Keeping you and your entire family in our thoughts and prayers.  

Love, Bobby and Betty Jean"

This tribute was added by Jane Robinson on 22nd March 2012

"My thoughts and prayers are with the Elliott family at this time of your sorrow. Mr. Elliott was the epitome of a southern gentleman. Euell, please know that I am thinking of all of you.

Jane Hart Robinson"

This tribute was added by Charles West on 21st March 2012

"Dear Joan and Euell, it is with much sorrow to hear Horace has passed. Horace was a dear friend to me and my family for many years. Your entire family will be in our prayers. Love you all.
Charles and Nancy West"

This tribute was added by JImmy Long on 20th March 2012

"To the entire Elliott family, I am sorry to hear of Horace passing.  Horace Elliott was a very fine man.  I will keep each of you in my prayers.  May Lord Jesus Christ be with entire Elliott family in time of your sorrow.

Jimmy Long"

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