Charles Dewey “Dee” Elliott III

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Kansas City, MO

Branch of Service: United States Navy

Rank: Lt.

Lieutenant Charles Dewey Elliott graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with the Class of 1970. He served six years active duty with two deployments to Vietnam, receiving a Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V for Operations in the Mekong Delta. His fire team was credited by Commander Seventh Fleet for conducting the final fire support of the war.

He then became aid and flag lieutenant to Commander Amphibious Force Eastern Pacific and Inshore Warfare. Elliott was a loving husband to his wife Roddy, and a devoted father to their three sons (Chadd, Cory, and Jes). Successful in business. he also served on several non-profit boards including, Heroes on the Water, and Carry the Load, supporting veterans’ initiatives and their families.

Dee’s greatest accomplishments came as a sinner saved by grace offered freely by Jesus Christ. With Roddy at Watermark Community Church, he was intimately involved in the lives of hundreds of men and their families through the grace of the Savior.

Age: 69

Date of Death: June 04, 2018

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