Francis Dean “Bud” Eliot

Francis Dean “Bud” Eliot

Francis Dean “Bud” Eliot was born November 15, 1941 in Fairview, Oklahoma to Carl and Muriel (Sproul) Eliot. He passed from this world on May 8, 2020 in Jones, Oklahoma.

Bud grew up in Canton and graduated from Canton High School in 1961. He went to barber school in Oklahoma City, then joined his dad in the barber shop at Canton. Later, his brother Richard joined the shop. Carl retired and the boys ran the barber shop. Bud took two years away from Canton and joined the U.S. Army. He spent the rest of his time being a barber in Canton. Bud was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Canton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Carla Jean; his brother Richard and an adopted brother, Leslie. He leaves behind a sister, Myrla Sue Barnes; a nephew, Harley Barnes and wife Kristy, and their children Gage, Alessa, Cade and Colt Barnes.

Graveside services were held Friday, May 15, 2020 at Isabella Cemetery with Jim McGinn officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Pierce Funeral Home, Canton. Condolences may be made online at

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