Friday, March 27th, 1953 - Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
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Melvin W. Ellis, devoted husband, father and grandfather passed away April 21, 2020 following an extended illness.
Melvin was born March 27th 1953 to the late Charles C, and Susie (Armstead) Ellis. He attended McKinley High School, and retired after a lucrative career as a car salesman with Spitzer Chrysler Plymouth and Bobb Caldwell companies.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents,stepfather Moses Williams, Sister Ms.Sharon Ellis Bentley.
Melvin is survived by wife, Betty V. (Lewis) Ellis who was indeed the love of his life. Sons, Melvin (Kimberly) Ellis Jr.,of Cedar Hill, TX, Charles (Cassandra) Ellis Sr.,of Douglasville, GA, six grandchildren, Andrea Ellis and Charles Ellis Jr. of Knoxville, TN, Farrah Ellis of Cedar Hill, TX, Chazzlyn Ellis of Douglasville, GA, Fallan Ellis of Cedar Hill, TX, and Chae Ellis of Douglasville, GA. He is also survived by brothers: Calvin Ellis of Los Angeles, CA, Moses (Tracy) Williams of Canton, OH, Sisters: Vina “Libby” Ellis of Canton, OH, and Deborah Williams of Columbus, OH.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to the healthcare workers from Mt. Carmel East Hospital Hospice, and to Ms. Stacy Carter who provided invaluable service in time of need.
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  • Graveside Service

    Friday, May 1st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, May 1st, 2020 1:00pm
    Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    2698 Broadway Avenue
    Louisville, Ohio 44641
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Posted at 11:52pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Tracey L. Williams

Posted at 05:22pm
My love and prayers go out to the Ellis family and the Williams family. I will truly miss your smile , your laughter and your abundant love for your family. May you rest in abundant peace. Love you Uncle Melvin

Posted at 08:43pm
My deepest sympathy to Aunt Betty and the family.
Words cannot express my sadness. May the comfort of GOD help you through this difficult time.
Much love, Jackie Cobb

Betty Ellis Posted at 03:36pm

Thank you for the support you gave through this our most difficult moments.

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