Danny Ray Ellingford
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Danny Ray Ellingford
  • December 19, 1952 - July 6, 2016
  • Firth, Idaho

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Danny Ray Ellingford, 64 of Firth, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at his home after a long illness. He was born on December 19, 1952 in Idaho Falls to Samuel Don and Patsy Carol (Windmiller) Ellingford. Dan attended school in Bonneville School District 93 and worked at various jobs in his younger years. Dan moved to Richland, WA where he worked as a health physicist for Westinghouse-Hanford. He left Washington and returned to Idaho Falls where he worked for the New Sweden Irrigation District where he retired in 2015. He married Teresa Emery, Debbie Lowe, Vivian Ody and Teresa Matson; and they all later divorced. Dan loved the outdoors; camping and fishing in the Blackfoot River area with his family and friends.

Dan is survived by his children: Mike Ellingford of Round Mountain, NV, Dan R. Ellingford, Jr., and Heather Ellingford - both of Tri-Cities, WA; seven grandchildren; his dogs "Bandit" and "B.A."; sister Amy Taylor and husband Varcel of Idaho Falls and brother: Don Richard Ellingford of Boise. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ron Ellingford; sister Sandy Rigoulot and her husband Herbert "Sonny"; and his beloved dog "Rocket".