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CLINTON - Bill J. Ellis, 72, of Clinton, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, June 24, 2017. He was born Aug. 21, 1944. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Frances Ellis; a brother, Vernon; three nephews, Vernon "Tyke", Lance, and Jarrad; and sisters-in-law, Joanne and Gracie Ellis.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Rebecca "Becky"; his daughter, Brenna; brothers, Ron (Vicki) and Jerry; sister-in-law, Donna Tharp; nieces and nephews, Debbie Ballock (John), Nicole Ellis Bradbury, Angie Ellis, Ashley Ellis, Ryan Ellis, and Jessie Cottrell (Ty); several great-nieces and great-nephews; and many friends.
Bill served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and later retired from Hulman and Company in 2006, after working there for 36 years. He was an avid golfer and passionate about the Indiana Hoosiers, San Antonio Spurs, San Francisco Giants, and the Green Bay Packers.
A casual celebration of life will be noon, Saturday, July 1, 2017, at Geneva Hills Golf Course, located at 13446 Geneva Hills Road, Clinton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests for everyone to pay it forward by performing a random act of kindness. Frist Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at:
Published on June 26, 2017
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