ELLIOTT, Jr., Richard D. “Dick”, 82, of Coventry, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at home.
He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (Anderson) Elliott, they had been married for sixty years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Richard D. and Dorothy M. (Barrett) Elliott.
Dick was a master elevator mechanic and spent forty-five years enjoying the industry, retiring in 2000. He had a passion for the ancient art blacksmithing and created many pieces in his shop. He was an avid world traveler, who was proud to have set foot on all seven continents. Dick had a strong faith and great love for his church.
Besides his wife he is survived by three children, Kim E. Peterson and her husband Mark of East Greenwich; Richard D. Elliott, III and his wife Patricia of North Reading, MA and Peter L. Elliott of Warwick; two grandchildren, Benjamin Peterson and his wife Emma and Gabriel Elliott; a great granddaughter, Kit Ellen Peterson; two brothers, Kenneth F. Elliott and his wife Molly of Wakefield and Steven F. Elliott and his wife Mary of North Kingstown; a sister-in-law, Anita J. Elliott of West Warwick and many loving nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Donald W. Elliott and grandfather of the late Abraham Elliott and Eve Elliott
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Eucharist to be celebrated on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich. Interment will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Interfaith Food Pantry, c/o 99 Peirce St., East Greenwich, RI 02818 in his memory would be appreciated. Information and condolences, please visit: www.PrataGallogly.com
Due to COVID-19 concerns, it is requested that attendees please wear appropriate face coverings inside the church.