ElliottReno Elliott, 48 of Ames died Wednesday, August 8, 2012 in Houston, Texas. He was born June 22, 1964 in Liberty to parents, Robert Elliott, Sr. and Dorothy Ruffin Elliott. Reno was a longtime resident of the Liberty and Houston area and was a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Ames. He was a 1982 graduate of Liberty High School and he continued his education receiving Bachelor degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He served in the United States Navy, retiring in 1996. Reno also worked for the United States Post Office as a distribution clerk, retiring in 1995. He enjoyed motorcycles, all sports and listening to music.Service for Reno will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 17, 2012 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Ames with Father George Okeahialam officiating. Visitation will be Friday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church with the rosary at 10:35 before the service. Interment will follow at Wells Cemetery under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton.Mr. Reno was preceded in death by his father Robert Elliott, Sr., his brother, Roderick Elliott, grandparents, Sias and Pecolar Elliott and Walter "Jim" and Fay Ruffin; also aunts, Joel Ruffin Dugat, Alice Ruffin Dugat, and Dorothy Elliott Webb. He is survived by his mother: Dorothy Elliott of Ames; his sister: Rochelle Zeno and husband Thomas of Ames; his brothers: Robert Elliott and wife Jenny of Channelview and Rashad Elliott of Ames; his nieces: Ebone Zeno Vehslage, Emoree Zeno, Erin Zeno, Ravyn Elliott, Shaquenne Elliott and Raeshell Elliott; his nephew: Gerald "Booley" Redmon; uncle: Rick Elliott of Raywood; Godson: Fabian Elliott of Baytown; Goddaughter: Leah Williams of Houston; cousin: Linda Robertson and Special Friend: Rita Granberry; also numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Condolences may be made to the family at pacestancil.com.