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Robert A. Ellis

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Robert A. Ellis

Virginia Beach - Robert A. Ellis, 78, of Albright Drive passed away November 28, 2013. He was born in Norfolk to the late Raymond and Annie Ellis. Robert was a graduate of Maury High School; served his country in United States Army National Guard; worked for many years at Globe Iron Works as a superintendant and later founded RAE Steel. Robert also had worked for the Norfolk Sherriff's Department before retiring as a Colonel.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 33 years Marcella E. Ellis; sons, Ray, Mike and Shawn Ellis; sister, Joyce Millan; four stepsons, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, three step great grandchildren; and special friends Brad Wiege and Lewis Fisher.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Eastminster Presbyterian Church with Pastor David Zavadil officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions should be made to the church. Graham Funeral Home will be caring for arrangements. Please visit his book of memories at www.grahamfuneralhome.com to leave a note to the family.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 1, 2013
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