James C. (Curt) Elliott

James C. (Curt) Elliott, 84, of Loogootee, passed away at 6:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016 at his home.


He was born December 12, 1932 in Martin County, Indiana to the late Clarence and Ada (Doyle) Elliott.

Curt was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, St. Martin Men’s Club and the American Legion. He loved carpenter work, gardening and riding 4-wheelers. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was a Korean War Veteran.

Curt was preceded in death by his son, James C. Elliott Jr.; parents, Clarence and Ada (Doyle) Elliott; great-granddaughter, Madison Raeanne Allbright; siblings, Naomi (Rocky) Walters, Clarence I. (Lavon) Elliott Jr., Martha Lou (Merrill) Wolford, Carl Elliott, Fred Elliott, Norbert Elliott, Larry Elliott; brother-in-law, Robert VanWinkle.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie Irene (Buzan) Elliott of Loogootee; children, Constance (Charles) Allbright of Loogootee and Dennis R. (Debbie) Elliott of Oaktown; grandchildren, Clint Allbright, Miranda Allbright McKee and Misty Renee Elliott; great-grandchildren, Patrick Allbright, Carlette Hoffman, Nakisha, Victoria, Heather and Veronica McKee; siblings, Doyle (Rita) Elliott and Donna VanWinkle, both of Loogootee, Tony (Debbie) Elliott of Greenwood and Mike (Vonda) Elliott of Loogootee; sisters-in-law, Marie Elliott and Georgia Elliott, both of Loogootee, Mary Louise Elliott of Harrison, Indiana and Thelma Elliott of Wilmington, Ohio.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker and concelebrant Rev. Joseph Erbacher at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 1st, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee and Monday, January 2nd, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin Cemetery Fund.

Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.