Bobby Ray Elliott, 80, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at his residence in Glasgow.
He was a member of Johnson Chapel C.M.E Church; a U.S. Army veteran; member of DAV # 20; N.C.O.A.; and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was a Barren County farmer and avid outdoorsman. He played a major role in the book and documentary "The Everlasting Stream."
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shed and Stella Elliott; a grandson, Marcus Elliott; three brothers, Shed R. Elliott, Joe Elliott and Kyle Elliott.
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Cobert Jean "CJ" Depp-Elliott, of Glasgow; a son, Stevenson Elliott (Valerie) of Riverdale, Ga.; a daughter, Nicole Elliott, of Glasgow; one grandchild, Drena Elliott and a great-grandchild, Adonis Elliott, both of Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Alexander Elliott, of Glasgow. He played a major role in the life of Josh and Latoya Arnold; and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Johnson Chapel C.M.E Church with Rev. Chris Curry officiating. Burial will follow in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the church.
Watts & Percell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made at Johnson Chapel CME Church, PO Box 1996, Glasgow, KY 42141.