Andrew G. Ellard, 48, formerly of Pittston, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
He was born in Wilkes-Barre on May 15, 1964, the son of the late Howard and Barbara Long Ellard.
He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He enjoyed watching NASCAR and following the careers of both Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr., and was an avid Dallas Cowboys football fan.
Surviving are his sisters, Andrea Shanaman, Ellen Krassin, Melissa Kotz, Amy Ellard and Tracy Sims; brothers, Eric and James Ellard; numerous nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, Ashley. There are no public calling hours.