Willard Clay “Claypool” Elliott, 81, of Hustonville, KY passed away on September 16, 2021 at home. Born on April 18, 1940 in Casey County to the late Dillard Clay Elliott and Sadie Bell Haggard. He was a trader for most of his life. He enjoyed playing pool, riding around and joking with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Catherine Campbell Elliott; one son, Willard Dean Elliott; three daughters, Linda Rose Elliott, Sadie Marie Todd (Wayne) and Mary Ann Keith (Henry, Sr.); one brother, Sonny “Sylas” Elliott; seven sisters, Martha Luster, Della Haggard, Judy Salyers, Annie McAninch, Stella Emerick, Louise Elliott and Mary Pittman; three grandchildren, Henry Keith, Jr., Sue Ann Rothwell and Bonnie Jean Bruine; five great-grandchildren, Steven Moore, Lona Bruine, James Bruine, Lane Keith and Lilly Osbourne; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dillard Clay Elliott and Sadie Bell Haggard; two brothers, Albert Buddy Elliott and John Paul Haggard; two sisters, Alma Perry and Lena Mae Pittman; and one grandson, Allen Gifford, Jr.
A one-day service will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. David Gambrel officiating. Burial will follow at Salyers Cemetery in Walltown, KY.
Active Pallbearers are Henry Keith, Sr., Henry Keith, Jr., David Campbell, Gary Campbell, Harvey Benjamin and Todd Rayborn.
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