Sergeant Donald G. Ellis, age 75 of Pleasureville, passed away on May 8, 2022 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. Son of the late Herbert Ellis and Louise Palmer Ellis, he was a Baptist and a farmer. He was a former employee, at Wildcat Tractor Company in Eminence. Dedicated to his family and country, Sergeant Ellis was a decorated army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a recipient of the bronze star medal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Earlene Ellis and Great-nephew, Ricky King.


Survived By:  


Wife:   LaDonna (Gordon) Ellis of Pleasureville


Daughters:       Pam Jackson (Matthew) of Bethlehem

                        Marti Shirley of Pleasureville


Grand-Daughters:       Haylee Cunningham (Andrew) of Bethlehem

                                    Jaylan Ellis of Pleasureville

                                    Elizabeth Jackson of Bethlehem

                                    Madison Shirley of Pleasureville


Great-Grandchildren:              Matthew Cunningham

                                                Rylee Jo Vest


Sisters:            Polly (Ellis) Troxell of Eminence

                        Barbara (Ellis) Parks of Eminence

                        Vickie O’Nan of Eminence

                        Linda Ellis of Eminence


Brother:           Herbie Ellis, Jr. of Lexington


Funeral Service:  2 PM Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by the Reverend Jamie Tingle.


Interment: New Castle Cemetery


Honorary Pallbearers: Herbie Ellis, Jr., Andrew Cunningham, Frankie Holcomb, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.


Active Pallbearers: Tate Byers, Cory Ellis, Donald Keith Gordon, Matthew Jackson, Brad O’Nan, Joey Parks


Visitation:  10 AM until the time of service on Thursday at the Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. 



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