|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1935|
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 2008|
Wyley J. Elliott
Wyley J. Elliott, 73 of Magnolia, Arkansas died Monday, November 17, 2008 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, Arkansas.
He was born September 8, 1935 in Camden, Arkansas to the late George Elliott of Pasadena, Texas and Adele Matthews of Camden, Arkansas. Wyley joined the United States Army in Houston, Texas in 1952. He was a member of the 10th Special Forces and 82nd Airborne. He trained as a paratrooper and demolition specialist prior to discharge in October 1955.
Wyley moved to Magnolia in 1960. He owned many companies over his entrepreneurial career including: Central Roofing & Sheet Metal, Southwest Sanitation, MAYGO, The Wyley Elliott Company, E & D Stamping, and E & S Manufacturing. He retired from Stalnaker-Elliott, Inc. in 1997.
Wyley was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the American Legion. Wyley was also a square dance caller and auctioneer. He loved to fish and play golf. He will be remembered as a great family member, friend and mentor to many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, James S. Elliott of Camden, and sister-in-law, Reba Glover of Camden.
Survivors are his wife of 52 years; a son and daughter-in-law; a daughter and son-in-law; two brothers and sisters-in-law; a half brother; five granddaughters; a grandson; two great grandsons; and special family members.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at Lewis Chapel with United States Army Chaplain Richard Souter officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be former employees of Stalkner–Elliott, Inc., Jim Reid, Ronnie Pipkin, Randy Maness, Leon Butler, Tony Rogers, and Curtis Malone.
Memorials may be made to a children's hospital, heart hospital, or hospice of your choice.
George Alton Elliott (1904 - 1962)
Evelyn Adele Stephens Matthews (1910 - 1986)
James Stephens Elliott (1931 - 1991)*
Wyley Jack Elliott (1935 - 2008)
Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Bill Elliott
Record added: May 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90182541
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Added: Dec. 24, 2012
Added: Dec. 24, 2012