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Rev.

David Robbins

Ellis

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January 20, 2019

Rev. David Robbins Ellis, 84, died Sunday, January 20, 2019, in the Springs Nursing Home at Hot Springs. Rev. Ellis was born April 10, 1934, at Rangeley, Maine, the son of Ardine G. and Mattie Robbins Ellis, In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Judith Spofford Ellis, in 1998 and by a sister, Diane Ellis. He served in the United States Marine Corps in the 1950s. He graduated from Farmington State College in Farmington, ME, and taught school in Maine and Florida until 1977 when he entered Theological Seminary at Erskine College in South Carolina. He pastored churches in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. He pastored Johnson Creek AR Presbyterian Church in Alleghany County and retired from Garrson Memorial AR Presbyterian Church in Bessemer City, NC. He served as the Moderator of the Virginia Presbytery as well as the Chairman of the Virginia Presbytery's ecclesiastical commission. He was a member of the Lions Club where he was the Lion of the Year in 1998 and 1999 and a former chaplain at Alleghany Regional Hospital. In his younger days he was a volunteer firefighter and had an enjoyment for reading western books and was an avid baseball fan. David was the former president of the Habitat for Humanity in Bessemer City, NC. Surviving are his Wife, Betty Lovell Ellis, of Maine; two Sons and Daughters-in-law, Tim and Melody Ellis, of Burke and Mark and Jennifer Ellis of Covington; one Daughter and Son-in-law, Leslie and Wayne Boyd, of Holden, ME; six grandchildren. Patrick Ellis, Wesley Ellis, Ashley Ellis, Stephen Boyd, Chad Boyd and Lindsay Bennett; several great grandchildren; two Brothers, Larry Ellis of Florida and Timothy Ellis of California and several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A service will be conducted at a later date. The family suggests that donations in his memory be made to the Alzheimers Association; P.O.Box 96011; Washington, DC 20090-6011.
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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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