Sammy “Lee” Elliott


Sammy “Lee” Elliott
Sammy “Lee” Elliott

Sammy “Lee” Elliott, 69, of Weatherford, TX, passed away on February 9, 2022.

To celebrate his life, a gathering of family and friends will be at 2:00 on February 22, 2022 at Christ’s Community Fellowship Church in Vega, TX with Pastor Darren Elliott officiating.

Lee was born in Amarillo, TX, on October 2, 1952, to Joann Bryant and Sam Elliott.

Lee was raised his entire life by his mother, Joann and stepdad, Malcolm Bryant.

After graduating from Hartley High School, Lee went to Clarendon Jr. College and then graduated from West Texas State University with a Bachelor’s of Ag Business in 1973.

While competing in high school rodeo, Lee met Rebecca Lynn Felts. Lee and Becky married July 20, 1974, and made their home in Hartley Tx, where Lee farmed for 25 of those years. He was also involved in other agricultural careers.

Lee loved Becky, his family, fishing (and the stories that went with them), dancing, and watching his grandkids play sports and rodeo. But most of all, Lee loved Jesus.

Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Elliott and Joann Bryant; two grandsons, Graham Elliott and Slade Elliott.

Lee is survived by his wife, Becky Elliott of Weatherford, Tx; four children, Daryl Elliott and wife Kristal of Weatherford, Tx, Derrick Elliott and wife Sammie of Paradise, Tx, Darren Elliott and wife Lindsay of Vega, Tx, Breeley Chegwidden and husband Ryan of Weatherford, Tx; and his eight grandchildren, Wimberlee, Sam, Parks, Knoxlee, Kingstyn, Oaklee, Landry, Reagan.

Lee also leaves behind a stepdad, Malcolm Bryant of Amarillo, Tx; a sister, RoxAnn Thompson and husband Jay of Dumas, Tx; a brother, Bruce Elliott of Vega, Tx.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Christ’s Community Fellowship Church’s “Generations Building” @ CCF Church P.O. Box 800 Vega, Tx 79092.

28 Replies to “Sammy “Lee” Elliott”

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Becky & family. Lee was a great man and left a very sweet family. Praying for peace.

  2. My Thoughts and Prayers of Comfort are with You Becky, and the Family.
    Lee left such a Legacy with All his Children and his Beautiful Wife Becky. He will truly be missed. And always loved. One of the Best Friends I’ve been honored to know. God Bless You All.

    Ravina Green

  3. Prayers and condolences for Lee’s family. I remember Lee (and Roxy and Bruce) from family reunions as a boy.

    Ken Zoller
    Midland, Texas
    (Son of Sue Elliott, youngest sister of Floyd Elliott, Lee’s grandfather.)

  4. Rest In Peace Sammy Lee!
    Praying of comfort for all who love you!
    Holly McKnight, Kingman, AZ
    Granddaughter of Roy Elliott

  5. RIP Lee. I enjoyed your friendship and your stories. May peace fall on your family as we all know that you are at peace and in the arms of our savior, Jesus.

  6. Thinking of your family today, Lee. Prayers and Love sent their way. We know where you are and no worries there. Jesus is the answer for all. Until we all meet again. Life goes on.

  7. Darren and family praying for you in this time of sorrow. Hugs and and love for you and your family. Thinking about you today and the days to follow without your Dad. He was a good man.

  8. Sending condolences to all of Lee’s family as you mourn his passing. But also rejoicing in knowing that Lee is in the very presence of our Lord God and His Son, Jesus. Oh how marvelous, oh how wonderful!

  9. We are so sorry for such a great loss! May God hold each of you in his loving and healing arms is our prayer❤️🙏🏻

  10. Lee was a wonderful man of God. I remember learning a lot from him in Bible study, at HCF, years ago. My thoughts and prayers will be with Becky and family, during this time. May God cover you in His love, bringing comfort and peace.

  11. To all the Elliott family, we send our love and deepest sympathies.
    Rest In Peace Lee!
    Thinking of you all at this time.
    Love Casey, Alana & Hallie Tones

  12. Prayers for the family for peace and comfort during this time. Lee wil be missed. His smile always brightened a person’s day.

  13. Sending prayers and hugs for the family in the loss of Lee. He was a good man and will be missed. Rest in the arms of Jesus, Lee.

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