Brian Milton Ellis MOUNT HOLLY - Brian Milton Ellis, 39, passed away December 11, 2012. He was born December 4, 1973 to Verna Jo Ellis (a longtime CMS School teacher), and the late Frank M. Ellis. He was a former employee with FEDEX LTL and was co owner of Outdoor Specialty. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Beckie Ellis, his three daughters Peyton Aubrey, Rylee Paige, and Logan Faye, his Mother in law Mary McGowan, his Father in law Steve McGowan, and many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins who loved him. He was an active member of Second Baptist Church in Mount Holly, actively serving the Children's Ministry. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt. He will be best remembered for his love of children, especially his daughters, and his devotion to his family and friends. A Memorial service to celebrate the life of Brian will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday December 16, 2012 at the Second Baptist Church, with Reverends Bruce Bradley and Jonathon Shelor officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to the Ellis Foundation, 205 North Hawthorne St., Mt Holly, NC 28120 Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Dec. 13, 2012