David Darrell Elliott, 82, of Levelland passed away on June 3, 2020. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, June 5, 2020, at Krestridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery.
David was born on February 3, 1938 in Big Spring, Texas and was raised by Otha Darrell and Elizabeth Young Elliott. David attended eleven different public schools and eventually graduated from Hermleigh High School.
David married Mary Kay Rankin on July 13, 1968 and would have celebrated their 52 nd anniversary next month. They spent their entire married lives in Levelland, Texas. David was the proud father of two sons—Dave and Sammy.
David entered the armed services out of high school and served for three years in the United States Army. He worked for thirty years in the oil field operation with Amoco.
David was a member of First Baptist Church in Levelland and was ordained and served as a deacon for many years. David was heavily involved in the River Ministry Mission trips to Juarez where he worked, led, and served wherever he was needed.
David was involved in scouting for many years where he volunteered for over twelve years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otha Darrell and Pauline as well as his step-mother, Elizabeth Elliott; brother, Stanley Elliott; and sister, Patsy Dillavou.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Kay Elliott; two sons, Dave (Brenda) Elliott of Frisco, Texas and Sammy (Anita) Elliott of Levelland, Texas; two brothers, Jimmy (Nancy) Williams of Abilene, Texas and Tommy (Mary) Williams of Early, Texas; one sister, Janie (Bill) Kennedy of Amarillo, Texas; one sister-in-law Esther (Garner) White of New Home; and six grandchildren, Jeffrey, Luke, Lauren, Macy, Hope, and Kyle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations are made to Missions, in care of First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 700, Levelland, Texas 79336.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home. (806) 897-1111