Roger Dale Ellis • March 24, 2019
Roger Dale Ellis, 72, of Molino, FL passed away March 24, 2019. He was born in Jay, FL October 24, 1946 and has lived in the area for 72 years.
Roger retired a Master Sergeant after 20 years of service in the USAF and served during the Viet Nam, Desert Storm and Gulf Wars. He worked for Esc. Co. B.C.C. for 15 years and worked in the prison ministry at the Escambia County Jail. He was a member of the Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and also as an elder.
Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Grady Lee and Eula Mae Sewell Ellis and sister, Joyce Ellis Bradley.
Roger is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathleen Ellis; daughter, Melanie Brown (Gerry); son, Jason Ellis; grandsons, Logan Finch (Gaby), Gavin Finch, Landon Brown; granddaughters, Madison Finch, Ariah Ellis, Carlee Brown; great grandson, Damian Finch; sisters, Dicie Vincent (Jerry), Betty Gainey; brothers, David Ellis (Joyce), Jerry Ellis (Nancy) and 21 nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 5-7pm Thursday, March 28th at Scenic Hills Church of Christ. Funeral service will take place at 10:00am Friday, March 29th at Scenic Hills Church of Christ with interment to follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roger’s memory to Childhaven in Cullman, AL, Potter Children’s Home in Bowling Green, KY or Mt. Dora Christian Children’s Home in Mt. Dora, FL.