Thomas William Ellis, age 80, passed away on July 23, 2019. He was born on November 12, 1938 in Akron to the late William Ellis and Ruth Burr. Tom was a long distance truck driver for 50 years and served our country in the National Guard. He enjoyed feeding his birds and squirrels and loved his cat, Blackie. Tom was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
Preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Ellis; siblings, John, Jim and Bobby Ellis, Larry Dice, Carol Schaffer and Karen Jay; and step-daughter, Cathy Carper; he is survived by his children, Thomas "Butch" Shingleton of Warren, Joseph (Michelle) Ellis of Florida, Tammy Melton of Alabama; step-children, Jerry Facemire of Florida, Jeannie Kieffer of Rootstown, Randy Facemire of West Virginia and John (Tammy) Facemire of Wyoming; brother, Floyd "Tike" Ellis; best bud William "Bill" Waltz; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Celebration of Life will be 12-3pm Friday, July 26, at the VFW, 6000 New Milford Rd. Ravenna, Ohio 44266. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your local animal shelter.