Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 10, 2013
Lawrence Raymond Elliott

Obit Lawrence Raymond ElliottLawrence Raymond Elliott, a lifelong resident of Tooele, passed away Jan. 6 at his beloved home with his family at his side. Lawrence was born in Tooele on March 7, 1930 to Ethel Lawrence and Raymond Elliott. He graduated from Tooele High School with the class of 1948 and attended Utah State University. He spent his youth working for his grandfather at Lawrence Floral earning him the nickname “Pots.” In Tooele, he met the love of his life, Charlene Glover Elliott, with whom he recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. An avid golfer, gardener, marksman, fisherman, builder and man-of-all-trades, Lawrence had a passion for hard work and life itself. He is survived by wife Charlene, children Diane, Jim (Susie), Linda, Steven (Leslie), 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many friends, all of whom he touched with his quick wit and wisdom. He was preceded in death and welcomed into the next life by his son David, mother Ethel and half-brother Richard. Lawrence was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Whether you knew him as Lawry, Larry, Pots, Bill, Dad, Grandpa or Grandpa Horsey, Lawrence was a man filled with love for his family, friends, pets, home and hometown. Friends and family are invited to attend a viewing Jan. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary, 110 S. Main St. Funeral services will be Jan. 11 at the Tooele 11th Ward building, 180 S. Coleman St., at 11 a.m. with a viewing 45 minutes prior. If there is anything in the next life needing fixed or built, we are sure Lawrence is already hard at work on it. He will be missed by all and loved always.

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