Ted W. Ellis

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Mr. Ted W. Ellis
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Mr. Ted W. Ellis, 96, husband of Christine Harvey Ellis, son of the late Edgar and Mary Elizabeth Ellis, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his residence.
His funeral service was held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Grace United Methodist Church with Rev. James D. Dennis, Jr., officiating. Interment followed at Pineview Memorial Park.
Born in Dekalb County, AL, Mr. Ellis graduated from Auburn University in 1940 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He worked for TVA and the Army Signal Corps before settling in the Augusta area in 1946 to help design the Clark Hill Dam. He continued his profession as an engineer with Patchen & Zimmerman Engineers and one of its successors Zimmerman, Evans & Leopold Engineers, serving the latter in several positions including president and chairman of the board. He served his community as a member of the North Augusta City Council and was a charter member of the Exchange Club of North Augusta and served as its president. He loved his church and served Grace United Methodist in many capacities. He was a member of the Men's Club, Stillwell Class, Board of Stewards, the Trustees and the Grace Metts.
Additional survivors include three sons Don (Helene) Ellis, Larry (Carla) Ellis and Jeff (Patty) Ellis; a daughter Karen (Del) Soule; grandchildren Amy (Mark) Mezger, Jennifer (Rob) Gibbons, Ted (Sharolyn) Ellis, Steve (Abby) Ellis, Crissy (Buff) Waters, Bruce (Melanie) Ellis, Adam Ellis, Austin (Jansen) Ellis and many great grandchildren.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. The family is especially thankful to Estee Lanham who gave him such great care and companionship. The family received friends at the funeral home on Monday, September 15, 2014 from 5 until 7 PM.
Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church 639 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841 or The 106 SRP Dr. Suite A Evans, GA 30809

Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com
Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Sept. 17, 2014
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