Robert "Bobby" Ellis, age 69 of Eminence, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at his residence. Son of the late Dee Richard and Nancy Jane (Moody) Ellis, he graduated from the University of Kentucky. A "Man Among Men," he served his country as a Captain in the United States Army and was an elder of Eminence Christian Church. Bobby served his men, his family, and God, always putting God first. Survived by: wife: Marsha (Kirchner) Ellis of Eminence; daughter: Carrie (Ellis) Nethery and husband, Chris, of Eminence; sons: Worth Ellis of Lexington, Justin Ellis and wife, Susan, of Shelbyville; sister: Nancy Dee (Ellis) Raisor and husband, Phillip, of Goodland, FL; brothers: Jim Ellis and wife, Susan, of Shelbyville, Mike Ellis and wife, Sue, of Shelbyville; grandchildren: Christopher Bradshaw and Caliann Dawn Nethery. Funeral service: 11 AM on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Eminence Christian Church, officiated by Rev. Thomas D. Minton and Pastor Bob Harris. Active pallbearers: David Allen, Matt McClure, Tony Adams, Bill Brammell, J.T. Stinson & Tim Adams. Honorary pallbearers: Randy Hartford, Bill Frazier, Robert Thurman, Jessie Wallace, Bob Lumsden, Bill Hayes, Tom Gowin and Claude "Junie" Berry Jr. Memorial Contributions may be made to Eminence Christian Church at 5333 South Main Street; Eminence, KY 40019. Visitation: 4-8 PM on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Eminence Christian Church and from 9 AM until service time Monday at the church. There will be no visitation at Prewitt Funeral Home.
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Published in The Sentinel-News from July 8 to July 15, 2013