Ralph Elliott III
Ralph O. Elliott III, age 41, of Dowling, died Saturday February 9, 2013. Ralph was born July 14, 1971 in Battle Creek to Ralph O. and Linda L. (Hutchings) Elliott II, and resided in Dowling since the age of ten. Ralph attended Delton Schools and was a 1989 graduate of Delton High School. Ralph has been a part of the family business, Elliott’s Dowling Body Shop, for the past 23 years. Ralph enjoyed hunting, camping and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Jackie, daughters, Paige L. Elliott and Alexis Elliott, a son Jack T. Elliott, step daughters, Jennifer Pickford and Angela Fields both of Delton, his mother, Linda L. Elliott of Dowling, a brother, Neal F. (Tammy Clow) Elliott of Battle Creek, grandchildren, Maison McDaniel, Hailee Pickford, and Danielle Fields, nieces, Kaitee and Kristen Elliott, nephews, Matthew, Luke, Alex, Noah and Ashton Elliott. Ralph was preceded in death by his father Ralph O. Elliott II, a brother, Jason Lee Elliott and an infant son Zachary T. Elliott. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Elliott children’s educational fund. Visit Ralph’s webpage at www.bachmanhebble.com.