David U. Elliott, 73, died May 10, 2010, at Newark Wayne Community Hospital.

David was born Feb. 18, 1937, in Freedom, a son of Norman R. and Edna L. Upham Elliott. He was employed by Continental Can for many years as a service manager. He liked spending time on his boat and playing with his grandchildren.

He is survived by four children, David R. and his wife, Tonya, of Texas, Sonja Allen of Buffalo, N.Y., Michaelene Slattery of Oswego, N.Y.,  and Eric and his wife, Laurie, of Fulton, N.Y.; six grandchildren, Jordan, Nicole, Rachel, Christopher, Matthew and Sydney; and a brother, Tom, and his wife, Linda Elliott, of Indiana.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Jim and Dale.

Family services will be held at a later date.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are with the Becker-Keysor Funeral Home in Red Creek, N.Y.