Thomas “Tom” Clyde Elliott, 64, of New Concord passed at 6:45 PM Thursday, August 27, 2020 at his home.
He was born on Wednesday, October 19, 1955 in Zanesville, Ohio the son of the late Burdette Elliott and Neva Marshall Elliott.
Tom was a member of Friendship Baptist Church where he was very active serving as a deacon and a small group leader. He graduated from John Glenn High School class of 1975. He graduated OSU with a Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Economics in 1980 and received a Master’s degree in Agriculture Education in 1984. He was a Boy Scout leader, assistant scout leader and scoutmaster for over 25 years for troops 510, 523 and 548. Tom was an order of the arrow member and a wood badge recipient. He was also an Eagle Scout and helped many young boys achieve their rank of Eagle Scout. Tom really liked anything outdoors; hunting, canoeing, farming, camping and horseback riding. Tom was a people person; he loved to visit over dessert and coffee.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Clark Elliott; two sons Kevin (Sierra) Elliott and Adam (Corey) Elliott; grandchildren Carly and Cade Elliott, Cameron, Emmy and Cael Elliott; a brother Dennis (Judy) Elliott; Nephews, Bradley (Mariyam) Elliott, Scott Elliott, Chad (Sarah) Clark and Russell (Erin) Clark; Niece, Ashley (Everett) Johnson; and great niece, Zoey Clark.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Richard Clark.
Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Friendship Baptist Church, 1390 Friendship Dr. New Concord, OH 43762.
Memorial Contributions can be made in Tom’s name to Friendship Baptist Church, 1390 Friendship Dr, New Concord, OH 43762 or big Darby Baptist Church, 6921 NE Plain City-Georgesville Rd, Plain City, OH 43064.
The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Tom’s family please visit http://www.BryanHardwickFH.com.