Alton “Mack” Elliott Jr., of Port O’Connor, TX, passed away August 25, 2015 after a long battle with cancer at the age of 71. Mack was born on August 30, 1943 and raised in Houston, TX and retired to Port O’Connor in 2007.
Mack served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. He was a proud member of the Eastwood Lodge AF & AM, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and Arabia Shrine Temple. Mack worked at Johnson Controls as a project manager for over 25 years. When not working, Mack enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was an avid fisherman, airplane pilot, enjoyed camping and hanging out at the river or going to the Ponderosa to visit with friends and family. The first time you met Mack you were a friend for life and you may have even called him Mack Daddy or Captain Mack.
Mack is survived by his wife of 36 years, Peggy Elliott; his daughters Cindy McCann and husband Richard, Christi Parham and husband Charles; his son Michael Brandon and wife Peggy. He also leaves his sister Barbara Quinn and husband Kenneth; nieces Betsy Medieros and Pam Bordovsky; his sister-in-law Charlotte McCain and husband Guy; his brothers-in law Richard Crone and wife Nancy, Roger Crone and wife Judy, and Ronnie Crone and wife Sharon. He was loved by his seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mack is preceded in death by his parents Alton Mack Elliott, Sr. and Jessie Louise Elliott, sister Betty Lomas, son Stephen Brandon and niece Kelly Quinn.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Thursday, August 27, 2015, and the service celebrating Mack’s life will be at 10:00am Friday, August 28, 2015, all held at Niday Funeral Home – Beamer Chapel. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery in Pearland. A reception will then be hosted for family and friends at Pearland Church of Christ, 2217 Grand Blvd., Pearland 77581.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mack’s name may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center.