VANCE Gary Lee Ellis, age 65, of Vance, died October 1, 2013, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Pine Heaven Church in Bessemer with Rev. David Angwin officiating. Burial will follow in Kosciusko, Mississippi with Northport Funeral & Cremation Service directing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Muzette Ellis; and his brother, Cary Ellis.
Survivors include his wife, June Ellis; four sons, Eagle Ellis (Stephanie), Nakoma Ellis, Jonathan Ellis (Stevie), and Jordan Ellis (Karis); sister, Wanda Barrett (Bert); six grandchildren, Kira, Braden, Blaine, Landon, Craven, and Finley; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Gary worked as a construction engineer for 40 years. He was a very intelligent, caring, kind, and gentle man who understood the human heart. He was always willing to help others. He will truly be missed by all who loved and made any contact with him. He was the best daddy a son could ask for!
Northport Funeral & Cremation Service
5404 Watermelon Road Northport, AL 35473
Published in Tuscaloosa News on Oct. 4, 2013