Charles Wayne Elliot

Born: Wed., Jan. 20, 1943
Died: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Jan. 04, 2019
Location: Resthaven Mortuary


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Charles “Chuck” Wayne Elliott, a 75 year old resident of Trenton, MO passed away December 30, 2018 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2019 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton.  He will be cremated following the services.  Memorial donations are suggested to the First Christian Church of Trenton.
Charles Wayne Elliott was born January 20, 1943 in Trenton, MO to Donald and Phyliss (Ewing) Elliott.  Charles lived in Jamesport, MO until 1955 when he moved to Trenton where he attended school.  In the late 1960’s he worked for L.E. Meyers in Electrical Construction.    In 1976 he moved to Ridgeway, MO and worked for MO Public Service. He then moved to Trenton where he was a lineman, then to Clinton in 1980 and back to Trenton as a serviceman.  After moving to Lexington he retired as operations manager with Aquila and then moved back to Trenton.  On August 20, 1994 He was united in marriage to Bernice VanFleet at the Lodge of the Four Seasons at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Charles served as 3rd ward councilman from 2006 until 2016 and was a C.A.S.A. volunteer for 10 years.  He was a member of the Trenton First Christian Church and Elk’s Lodge #801 in Trenton.
Surviving relatives include his wife Bernice of Murfreesboro, TN, sons Chanse Elliott of Trenton, step son Jeff Brown and wife Sherris (Lymer) Brown of Murfreesboro, TN, a sister Pat Reger and husband Al of Chicota, TX, a brother James Elliott and wife Nancy of Excelsior Springs, MO, grandchildren Dawson, Kiley, and Mariah Elliott, and Gabie Brown, and 2 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

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Brandi and Vonda Glosser
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
You had such a beautiful smile everyday I came in to care for you. You brightened my day just as much as you said I was brightening yours...it was a pleasure knowing and caring for you Chuck. Me and my family will miss you. May you rest in peace. 💜 Glossers

Bob D Dunkin
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
I always looked up to Charles as a calm and collected individual who enjoyed family reunions and always wanted to know how things were going for you. He cared about everyone and made an impression with anyone he met. Growing up I saw him and James help Uncle Don with keeping the farms going. He put himself into anything he believed in and loved being around family. I will always remember him fondly, and miss his infectious smile. The world has lost a truly great person in Charles Wayne.

Joyce A. Cook
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you say good bye to your dear husband, father, brother, and grandfather. May he rest in peace. Take comfort in the knowledge that he is reunited with all the blessed loved ones who have gone before us.

Randy/Sheila Day
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
Bernice & family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of Chuck.

Jerry ewing
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
So sorry, I can't be there. For health reasons. Chuck and I shared a lot of good memories. I will be there in my heart for you all.

nancy kimbrough robb
   Posted Wed January 02, 2019
so sorry for your loss

Sheila Lee
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
Sending my deepest sympathy to the family of Chuck. I enjoyed the time I worked with Chuck in Henrietta. He and Bernice was a lovely couple that my son and I got to know. Any time the Aquila group would get together he would always ask about Chuck and Bernice. The last time I spoke with Chuck was the middle of last year. How he laughed when he asked me about my two sons. A little joke because when I introduced my young son at the time to Chuck and Bernice, I used his middle name the family called him. Chuck and Bernice came to one of my plays and while reading my Bio they notice a different name for my son and asked the question "does Sheila have two sons?" To the family I say remember the good times and he will always stay in your heart.

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