Elliott, Gary Lynn

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elliott_gary_lynnGary Lynn Elliott, 67, of Blacksburg, Va., died on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery. He was born in Radford, Va., on March 26, 1948, to the late Basil and Clara Graham Elliott.

He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Duane Elliott and Sherwood Elliott.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served in the United States Army. Gary was a member of Harbor of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan, a classic car enthusiast, and loved his cat, Daisy.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Cindy Brookman Elliott; two sons, Benjamin Scot Elliott and Barry Lynn Elliott; one sister and brother-in-law, Greta and Jerold Shephard; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Steve and Julie Brookman, and Tommy and Kristen Brookman; sister-in-law, Jeannie Brookman; and several nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the Blacksburg Rescue Squad, and the doctors and nurses at Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery in the ER and ICU.

A Military Graveside Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2015, in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Kingrea officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Dr., SW, Blacksburg, Va., 540-552-3211.