Kenneth Whitey Elliott Sr.

November 9, 1938November 28, 2012

Kenneth “Whitey” Elliott, 74, of Winter Haven, passed away on November 28, 2012 due to respiratory failure. Whitey was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and moved to this area in 1976. He was a lifetime car dealer known to many as “The Legend”. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie Elliott. He is survived by his children, Butch Elliott (Penny), Winter Haven, Pam Carter (Nick), Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Jr. Elliott (Debra), Lakeland, a brother, Ron Elliott Sr., Lakeland, four grandchildren Shawn Essex, Kena Waugh, both of Altoona, Iowa, Katie Britt, Kentucky, and Derek Foster, Lakeland, four great grandchildren, Blake, Blaney, and Brandon Essex, and Tyler Waugh, step-sons, Roy, Del, and Wayne Siebold, nieces and nephews, Cindy Elliott, Bobbi Yaw, and Kathy Elliott, brothers-in law, Robert, Johnie, and Ernest Sweeney, and a sister-in-law, Teresa Hobbs. Two days of visitation will be held on Saturday, December 1st, from 6 to 8 pm, and on Sunday, December 2nd, from 2 to 4 pm. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 3rd, at 1 pm. All will be held at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home in Auburndale, Florida. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are asked to be made to The American Cancer Society, Ovarian Cancer Researc Fund, or the SPCA. A reception will be held at Bud’s Auto Sales at 3427 Recker Hwy. following the service.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2012
  • Visitation Sunday, December 2, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 3, 2012

Kenneth Whitey Elliott Sr.

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teresa guptill

December 5, 2012

Whitey was an awesome person. He will certainly be missed. My prayers go out to the family.

Wayne Jones

December 4, 2012

Whitey, I'm going to miss you, my frend if theres a honeyhole in heaven you will find it , God Bless you

December 3, 2012

RIP my friend! My thoughts and prayers to the family!
Rob Keenan

Jan Murphy

December 3, 2012

We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. It is heartening to see all of the special friends that he made over the years. Aunt Dorothy Murphy (Lillie's 94 years old sister; Cousins - Jan Murphy, Karen Murphy Jensen & Sandie Murphy Heitter.

Jan Murphy

December 3, 2012

Kenny's family; We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our mother, Dorothy Murphy is his aunt (94 years old sister to Mother, Lillie.) We will send a gift to ASPCA, mailed to Bud's Auto Sales, will try to contact Bobbie Yaw tomorrow for the name of the Fla town. Love, Aunt Dorothy Murphy & cousins: Jan Murphy, Karen Murphy Jensen & Sandie Murphy Heitter.

Bud Elliott

December 3, 2012

I jist wanted to say i love you and we all will miss you Bud Heather Cheyenne Brayden what will we do with out you

Bill Manion

December 2, 2012

Goodby my friend, I will miss you!

Bonnie Balasa

December 2, 2012

Say HI to everybody for me. Your were always the best to give a hug to.


Debbie Solum

December 2, 2012

One of life's best gifts is all the wonderful memories, treasure them all.
All my prayers are with you and your family.

Your Bestest Friend, Deb

December 1, 2012

He was like a father to me he brought me up to the right path I really wish I was here in town to had seen him before he passed but at least he is not in pain anymore.Whitey Ialways will remember you and we all will miss you until we meet again Love: Benjamin (RIP)