James Bryant Elliott, 61, of Battle Creek, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was born September 16, 1958 in Battle Creek, the son of Ross and Andrea (Pratt) Elliott. Jim was a firefighter for the city of Battle Creek for 26 years before retiring as Captain on December 23, 2012. He was a volunteer EMT for the Battle Creek Balloon Festival for many years. Jim was very handy and owned and operated Elliott Construction for 20 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, fishing, and searching for metal with his metal detector. Jim loved to travel to Northern MI and visit the lakes and lighthouses. He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church. Jim’s greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Elliott; son, J. B. Elliott; grandson, Mason Elliott; step-children, Mackenzie and Conner Gamage; brothers, Ross (Laura) Elliott and Eugene (Susan) Elliott; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his previous wives, Jill Elliott and Connie Elliott.
A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial tributes may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com