Gary Paul Ellis, 74, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Indiana, at 8:41 p.m. He was born Oct. 16, 1942, to Paul Allen Ellis and Clara Belle Stoneking. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for the Indianapolis Star newspaper, as a mailer, and retired in 2005. He was an avid golfer, and played at all the courses in the area. He had two holes-in-one, one at Mark's Par Three, and one at the Cory golf course.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother-in-law, Ted McDaniel.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda, whom he married on Feb. 24, 1993, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida; a son, Greg Ellis and his wife Liz; a son-in-law, Michael Booe; a stepdaughter, Rhonda Booe; a sister, Sandra McDaniel; grandchildren, Claire Ellis, Grady Ellis, Gus Ellis, Shaun Booe and Kari Booe; and great-grandchildren, Gabriel Parker, Brendalynn Brown, Zooey Booe and Shaun Booe Jr.
The family has chosen cremation with private services. Arrangements were entrusted to Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St., Terre Haute, Indiana. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on March 21, 2017