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James I. “Jim” Elliott, 90, of Chesapeake Beach died Nov. 18, 2012, at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Born Nov. 29, 1921, in Laurel, Del., he was the son of the late Dr. John R. and Mary McGarry Elliott.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Elliott; and four brothers.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1942 to 1945. He was employed by the National Weather Service as a communications specialist for more than 40 years. He was an avid sports fan and was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees, Boston Celtics and Washington Redskins.
He is survived by his children, Bruce Elliott and his wife, Jean, of Chesapeake Beach, Gail Elliott Arkadie and her husband, Ivan, of Tucson, Ariz., Brian Elliott and his wife, Judy, of Mechanicsville and Ross Elliott and his wife, Mary Beth, of Round Hill, Va.; his grandchildren, Troy, Todd, Jennifer, James, Stacy, Samantha, Matthew and Christopher; and eight great-grandchildren.
The family received friends and services were held Nov. 21 at Rausch Funeral Home in Port Republic. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis MD 21401; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.