Wilbur “Gene” Elliott, 69 of Salem

Wilbur “Gene” Elliott, 69 of Salem


Wilbur “Gene” Elliott, 69 of Salem, Indiana, passed away Tuesday June 30, 2020 at the Crossings in Salem, Indiana.  

He was born November 19, 1950, in Paoli, Indiana to Allen and Laura Ann Smith Elliott. Wilbur married Barbara Cooper on June 30, 1972 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and Brother, Edward Lee Elliott.

Wilbur was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Paoli, Indiana. He was a Paoli High School graduate of 1968 and attended Northwood Institute.

He retired from Verizon in Salem. Gene enjoyed old cars and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include:


Barbara Elliott, Salem, Indiana


Josh (Tedda) Elliott, Seymour, Indiana


Paul (Rhonda) Elliott, West Baden, Indiana


Mary Jane Hounshell, Orleans, Indiana

Nancy Elliott, Muncie, Indiana


Marlin (Mary) Dillard, Green River, Wyoming


Tanya Dillard, French Lick, Indiana

2-Grandsons, Bryce Hunter and Cooper Matthew Elliott also survive Wilbur “Gene” Elliott.

Funeral Services will be Monday July 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 PM Sunday July 5, 2020 and from 9 AM until the time of service on Monday at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, located at 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, IN. Interment will follow in the Stampers Creek Cemetery.

Pastor Gary Swick will officiate.

Online Condolences may be made at DillmanScottFuneralHome@yahoo.com