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Ellis Eugene King

Wichita, Kansas

1929 - 2012 (Age 82)

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King, Ellis Eugene, 82, passed away August 17, 2012. He was born October 13, 1929 in Gainesville, MO. Ellis enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, and playing with his dogs. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances in 2008; mother, Bertha King; step-son, Ben Rickey. Ellis is survived...

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My family and I moved in across the street from Ellis about 3 1/2 years ago. Before we moved in, we began working on the house doing odd jobs here and there. Ellis saw that my husband was having some difficulty digging out a wooden post that was surrounded by concrete and flooded with water. He came over with a submersible water pump and a huge crowbar and introduced himself. The rest was history. He was one of the nicest men and thoughtful neighbors any one could ever ask for. Every time he...

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with him when we worked at Truck Parts

My husband Ron worked with Ellis at Truck Parts before his retirement. They discussed at some point where he was from and he said some small town in Missouri. Ellis told Ron it was called Bakersfield and Ron told him that it was the same town that my Grandparents lived in when I was growing up. So I always looked forward to talking to Ellis at Christmas parties to talk discuss Bakersfield to see if he had been back there. He was certainly the kindest man and I know you are going to miss him...