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Charles Elliott

August 8, 1951 — August 28, 2023


Charles Alexander Elliott, 72 of Jacksonville, died on Monday, August 28, 2023 at his home.

He was born August 8, 1951, in Detroit, MI, the son of Alexander and Edna Gailey Elliott. He married Cynthia Sloan in 1975 and they later divorced.

He is survived by his two daughters Michelle (husband Kortney) Ellis of Beardstown and Andrea (husband Eli) Logan of Jacksonville; four grandchildren Katelyn and Connor Ellis and Carter and Avery Logan; a great granddaughter Aliyah; one sister Nancy (husband Don) Rountree of Elk Grove Village; and one brother Jack (wife Cathy) Elliott of Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Charles graduated from Quincy High School in the class of 1969 and attended Robert Morris College and ISU. He was employed with Production Press and Branstiter in Jacksonville. Charles was of the Baptist faith. His father was a Baptist Minister and they moved around the central United States living in many different cities. He enjoyed working with computers and watching anything related to Sci-Fi.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, September 1, 2023 at Beardstown City Cemetery. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials have been suggested to Prairie Council on Aging. Condolences may be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.

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Friday, September 1, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Beardstown City Cemetery

, IL 62618

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