Robert Lee Elliott

robert elliott

October 19, 1934 ~ October 5, 2022

Born in: Beaverton, Alabama
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Robert Lee Elliott, 87, of Leicester, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Born October 19, 1934 in Beaverton, Alabama, Robert was a son of the late James Albert and Kittie Abbout Elliott.

Mr. Elliott retired from the Metro-Dade Police Department. Robert had a deep love for law enforcement, and loved and cared for all animals. He also loved his children very much.

He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Murphy Elliott; daughter, Lydia Elliott (Alan Crisp); son, Jonathon Elliott; granddaughter, Nicole Luka; stepdaughter, Jennifer Gillion (Anthony Gillion); and step-granddaughter, Gia Gillion.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 10, at Green Hills Cemetery. Pastor Darrell Webb will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brother Wolfe Animal Rescue,


Graveside Service: October 10, 2022 2:00 pm

Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. So sorry Rosie, praying for peace and comfort during this time. God will carry you through I know 🙏🙏🙏

  2. Rosie, Janine and I are heartbroken at the news that Bob has passed. Please accept our most profound sympathy and know that you and your family are in our prayers. God Bless you!

    Heaven has certainly gained a wonderful man, a true warrior and a man if true integrity and character. A man of his word and a lifelong friend.

    I am proud to have worked for Bob and even more proud to be able to call him my friend!!

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