Ronald Ellis, age 70 of Eminence passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. He retired from the Kentucky State Reformatory as a Correctional Officer after 30 years of service. He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Ronald was the son of the late Earl W. & Mildred (Payton) Ellis and was preceded in death by his wives, Brenda Sue (Warner) Ellis and Emma Jane (Brewer) Ellis; a sister, Joyce Brown and brother, David Ellis.
Son: Jeremy Shawn Ellis (Jessica) of Bellingham, WA
Brothers: Edward Earl Ellis (Lou) of New Castle
Bobby Ellis (Billie) of Pleasureville
Grandson: Austin Ellis
Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.
Interment: New Castle Cemetery
Pallbearers: Lannie Roberts, Joe Chesser, Chris Mann, Michael Ellis, Robbie Brown, Wayne Kemper.
Form of contributions may be given to Hosparus of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205-9890 or American Cancer Society, 701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40203.
Visitation: 11 AM Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.