Courtney Dee Elliott, 87, of Springfield, formerly of Auburn, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Springfield Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 29, 1935 in rural Loami, the son of Merrill W. and Mabel L. Dodd Elliott.

Courtney was a 1953 graduate of Auburn High School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves with the 303rd Ordinance, and in 1961 he was called to active duty during the Berlin Crisis. Courtney retired from the State Department of Human Services after 38 years. He was a member of the Auburn United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his brother, Darrell of Springfield.

Private family services were held. Burial was in Auburn Cemetery. Bramley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.