Wayne Edward Ellis, age 61

Wayne Edward Ellis, age 61, went to be with Jesus on July 29, 2022.  He was born May 30, 1961 and was a lifelong resident of Clinton.  He had a passion for restoring vehicles and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  He is preceded in death by his father, William “Bill” Ellis; grandparents, Gene and Flossie Ellis, and Jim and Edna Webber.

He is survived by his son, Gavin Ellis & wife Angel; grandchildren, Arabella and Bryson, and Gavin’s mother, Bess Lowery; parents, Doug and Wanda Rhea; siblings, Vicki Gilmore, Mike Ellis, Gary Ellis, and their families, along with his beloved dog, Sam.

The family will receive friends 10:00-12:00 pm, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home.  His graveside service will follow at Sunset Cemetery with Rev. David White officiating.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.  holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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