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March 29, 1935 – Dec. 26, 2021
Jim Elliott obit pic
Jim Franklin was born in Mooresville to his parents Joseph Franklin Elliott and Rachel Kathleen Morrow. He also served in the Air Force from 1953-54. He lived in San Francisco and told many good stories to his kids. Jim became a good father to six boys and seven girls. He was a successful businessman, selling autos, homes, circle J Horse Trailers and RV trailers while living in Olympia, Washington.
In 2006, Jim remarried Jane B. Elliott, which brought the family to union circle and they settled in Olympia, Washington. By 2011 they traveled back to California to be with family and did some traveling. On July 20, 2017, Jane B. Elliott passed.
He is survived by his children Joseph A. Elliott, Terry L. Elliott, Sharon A. Riley, Jean M. Ring, Judy A. Harris, Lori J. Laron, Karen L. Rodden, John F. Elliott, Michael A. Elliott, Deborah L. Ferris and David J. Elliott; 45 grandchildren and 61 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Jane B. Elliott (2017); children Jimmie F. Elliott (2005) and Frances Kathleen Ring (2019).
The love of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren have been blessed with many memories to hold in our hearts. Special thank you to Modesto Post Acute and Bristol Hospice for all the love, care and support to Jim.
Private services.
Memorial contributions can be made in Jim’s memory to Wounded Warriors.
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