Ray Loren Elliott, 90, of Smithville, died Oct. 1, 2014 at Worthington Manor Nursing Home, Parkersburg, WV.
He was born March 12, 1924 at Smithville, WV, the son of the late William and Ada Carpenter Elliott.
Ray was a US Air Force Veteran of World War II. He was retired from Dominion Gas. He was a 50 year member of Harrisville Lodge 98 AF & AM and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed farming and was a member of Smithville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife Helen May McHenry; sons, Danny Ray Elliott (Peggy) and Steven Lee Elliott (Edith) all of Smithville; grandchildren, Melissa Koechly, Tiffany Elliott, and Traci Elliott; great-grandchildren, Alexander Michael Koechly and Sofie Raychelle Koechly.
He was preceded in death by grandson, Derrick Elliott and brothers, Louie and Charles Elliott.
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville with Pastor Nathan Copen officiating. Burial will follow in the Ayers Cemetery, Smithville with Masonic Rites. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4:30-8 PM.