Richard Donald Elliott, age 84 of Double Springs, passed away January 22, 2023 at North Alabama Medical Center in Florence. He was born February 16, 1938 in Jasper, Alabama to Henry Leonas Elliott and Vonnie Elizabeth Jackson Elliott. He was married to his beloved wife Mamie Sue for 55 years. He loved his family, his country, and Alabama football. Richard proudly served and retired from the United States Air Force. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Double Springs. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the church with Bro. Phillip Twilley officiating. Interment will follow in Double Springs Memorial Gardens. Richard is survived by his wife, Mamie Sue Parrish Elliott; son, Richard D. Elliott II and wife Vickie; daughter, Pamela Elliott Zeedar and husband JJ; grandson, Justin Patton and wife Emily; granddaughters, Meghan Fazekas and husband Michael, Delaney Gist and husband Noah, and Lilly Zeedar; great grandchildren, Hudson Carroll Patton, Lily Adams, Luke Milligan, and Raiden Patton; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Leonas Elliott; mother, Vonnie Stewart; and siblings, Willa Lee, Gus, Maxine, Marcell, Roberta, Mary, Martha, and Fred.