Meryl J. Ellis, age
72 of Nancy, KY departed this life on Tuesday, April 3,
2012 at his home.
Mr. Ellis was born
on December 27, 1939 in Faubush, KY to the late Mona
(Foster) and Hershel Ellis. He was a retired truck driver
for Super Service and attended Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.
Mr. Ellis loved to fish, hunt, whittle, play the guitar
and make music, and tell stories. He never met a stranger.
Mr. Ellis was a devoted father and grandfather.
He is survived by
his wife, Loretta (Hacker) Ellis, whom he married on
February 22, 1958 in Cincinnati, OH; two sons, Donnie (and
Kim) Ellis of Nancy, KY and Brian (and Amy) Ellis of
Somerset; two daughters, Sheila Brady of Independence, KY
and Sandy (and Randy) Casada of Science Hill, KY; three
sisters, Wilma (and Delano) Wilson of Faubush, KY, Judy
(and Ronald) Baker of Faubush, KY, and Kay (and Don)
McGowan of Nancy, KY; ten grandchildren; and two great
Mr. Ellis was
preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Artis
Ellis and Lowell “Pizzer” Ellis; and two sisters, Lois
Wright and Wanda “Cricket” Wright.
Visitation for Mr.
Ellis will be Friday, April 6th at 10:00 am at
the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with his
funeral service to follow at 12 Noon. Bro. Gilbert
Robinson will officiate. Burial will be in the Lakeside
The family requests
expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake
Cumberland, 100 Parkway Drive, Somerset, KY 42503.
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