Joshua Linn Elliott, 24, Chanute, died Saturday, October 4, 2008, in Tulsa, Okla.
He was born Jan. 3, 1984, in Chanute to Doug and Mary Bly Shannon. He was later adopted by Marvin and Jane Bly Elliott. He graduated from Chanute High School.
Survivors include his birth mother, Mary Shannon, Olathe; adoptive parents, Marvin and Jane Elliott, Iola; two sisters, Rose Kass, Topeka, and Ellen Shannon, Topeka; four brothers, Charles Bly, Wichita, Mike Engstrom and Brandon Shannon, both of Topeka, and Jason Mulvihill, Citrus Heights, Calif.; and his paternal grandparents, Ray and Wanda Shannon, Iola.
He was preceded in death by his father, Doug Shannon; and maternal grandparents, Doris and Alfred Bly.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Neosho County Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel, Chanute.
Contributions to Allen County Animal Rescue Foundation of Iola may be left at the funeral home.