HAMPTON — Joseph Dean “Joe” Elliott, 65, born Oct. 9, 1954, in Hampton, and passed away at home Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, with his family by his side.
Joe was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother. His family meant everything to him, and he always put everyone’s needs before his own. Joe was a very caring, loving and giving person. As a young man, he worked in various jobs, eventually settling into being one of the best and most respected auto wholesalers in Hampton Roads.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Cleo Elliott; brothers Tom, James, Bill and Steven Elliott; mother-in-law and father-in-law, John and Ruth Lester; brother-in-law, Ronnie Lester; and sister-in-law, Ginger Fabry.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Cindy Lester Elliott; children, David Elliott, Jamie Elliott Hensley (David), Jessica Elliott (Casey), Austin Elliott (Christina) and Meagan Monet Elliott (Michael); sister, Susan Elliott English (Bill); eight grandchildren, (Kira, Ellie, Mattie, Kaden, Colton, Sophia, Dustin, Cain and Everleigh, who will arrive very soon; and one great-grandson, Brantley.
Also left to cherish his memory is a very large extended family. Joe was blessed to have in-laws who loved him very much, Mike and Sherry and Kathy.
There are not enough words to describe the emptiness felt by all who loved Joe. He will be missed and cherished for eternity.
Due to Covid-19, a private celebration of life was held.
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