May 1, 1938 – April 30, 2022
Donald E. Elliott known as “Don” or “Daddy Don”, of Chester, VA, departed this life on April 30, 2022. He was born on May 1, 1938 in Danville, VA, to Millard E. Elliott and Odie Hamlett Elliott.
He attended George Washington High School. Donald was employed at the following: Standard James Shoe Store, Metropolitan Life Insurance and other financial advisory services until his health declined.
Donald was a member of The Heights Baptist Church in South Chesterfield, where he served on the Faith Builders Ministry. He also was a member of The Gideons for seven years.
He enjoyed shopping, eating out and travelling. He also loved his church and family. If he was your friend, he was always there for you. Don was a quick-witted person and he enjoyed telling stories fictitious or not. He always had the ability to make you laugh and truly enjoyed doing for others.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Odie Elliott, and a stepson, Patrick Neil Palmer.
Donald leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Patsy Ann Elliott; children, Pam Anderson (Bob), Tori Colb (Mike) and Staci Hartman (Eric); stepchildren, Charles Buckner Palmer III (Natascha) and Elisabeth Dawn Palmer; seven grandchildren; one great grandchild; one brother, Larry Elliott (Margaret) and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M., Friday, May 13, 2022 at The Heights Baptist Church, 17201 Jefferson Davis Highway, South Chesterfield, VA.J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.