Glenn Kenneth Elliott, retired geologist

September 12, 2020

Glenn Kenneth Elliott, 74, of Millsboro, formerly of Newark, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

He was born in Salisbury, Md., July 24, 1946, son of the late Ralph Willard Elliott and the late Lucille (Butler) Elliott.  Glenn completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Delaware, where he met the love of his life, Linda K. Dodd.  

Glenn was a consulting geologist for Duffield Associates in Newark prior to his retirement.  After his retirement, he enjoyed traveling throughout the United States,especially traveling to the mountains.  He was a faithful member of Ogletown Baptist Church in Newark, and most recently had been attending Sussex County Bible Church in Harbeson.  

Glenn was deeply devoted to his family as their needs always came first.  He had a love for football, and was a season ticket holder at the University of Delaware for over 30 years.  Glenn will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father and Pop Pop who always had a great sense of humor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Renee Elliott.  He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Linda K. (Dodd) Elliott; three children, Katherine Linnell and her husband Joachim of Hummelstown, Pa., Beverly Everett and her husband Mitch of Memphis, Tenn., and Ralph Charles Elliott of Newark; a sister, Rita E. Wise and her husband Steve of Mount Vernon, Md.; and his five beloved grandchildren: Lillian Linnell, Rachel Linnell, Sylvia Linnell, Jackson Everett and Hannah Everett.  

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where a funeral service will begin at 11 a.m.  A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. that same day at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Seaford.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Glenn’s name to Sussex County Bible Church, 22516 Harbeson Road, Harbeson, DE 19951.

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