Ronald G. “Troop” Elliott II, age 57, of rural Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Friday afternoon, June 12, 2020 at The Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Troop was born in Bellefontaine January 2, 1963, to Ronald “Skeeter” and Linda (Geboy) Elliott. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Willa Geboy and paternal grandparents, Stephan and Mabel Elliott.
Troop is survived by his wife, Kelley (Specchio) Elliott of rural Bellefontaine whom he married August 3, 2004. He is also survived by his parents, Skeeter and Linda Elliott of rural Bellefontaine; a daughter, Stayci (Chad) Piper of Mt. Victory, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Ty, Garret, Luke, Caleb, Josh, Sarah, and Steven; a sister, Beverly (Mark) Fullerton of Belle Center, Ohio; a nephew, Elliott Fullerton and a niece, Abbie Fullerton.
Troop retired in 2004 as Superintendent at Shelly Materials in York Center. Most recently, he was the proprietor of Elliott’s Lawn Service. He was a member of the state archaeological society and loved antiques. A true outdoorsman, Troop loved hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting and searching area fields for arrowheads. He had a rough and tough exterior, but was a kind and generous person. He frequented the Belle Center Pool Hall and enjoyed his conversations with the regulars. All who knew Troop, knew Troop.
Pastor Kevin Smith will officiate a graveside service for Troop Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. in the Northwood Cemetery.
The arrangements are being handled by the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.