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Welcome to the memorial page for

Douglass B. Ellis

June 25, 1932 ~ February 9, 2017 (age 84)

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Douglass Black Ellis, age 84, of Marion, passed away unexpectedly, peacefully at his home on Tuesday evening, February 7, 2017.  A native of Miami, FL, he was born on June 25, 1932, a son of the late Walter B. Smith and Marjorie Black Smith.  His love of farming and the mountains brought him to McDowell County many years ago.  He also worked as a Test Examiner with Isothermal Community College in Spindale and taught a Defensive Driving course at Western Piedmont Community College. Doug loved his family very much and had many friends in his community.  By virtue of his warm and gracious personality, he made many enduring friendships over the years.  He was a member of Clinchfield Baptist Church and the Western North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association. 

 

Surviving are three children, Eddie Baker and wife Chrys of Charlotte, Cindy Ellis Ryan and husband Jeff of Tallahassee, FL, and Susie Ellis Wilson of Columbia, SC, a brother, Robert S. Ellis and husband Zhichao He of Tacoma, WA; ten grandchildren, Destin, Noel, Tristan and Lexie Baker, Pierce and Madison Ryan, and Luke S. and Eva Wilson, and Alexander and Maximilliam Buff.

 

A service in celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday 2/15/2017 at 6:00 pm. In

Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Terry Roach officiating.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the South Mountain Christian Camp at 1129 South Mountain Road, Bostic, NC  28018.  Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  An online register is available at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
February 15, 2017

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
Marion, North Carolina

Memorial Service
Wednesday
February 15, 2017

6:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
Marion, North Carolina


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