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Lewis "Wayne" Ellis

September 14, 1935 March 24, 2018
Lewis "Wayne" Ellis
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Obituary for Lewis "Wayne" Ellis

Lewis “Wayne” Ellis, 82, of Weatherford, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Saturday evening, March 24, 2018.
Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 10 A.M., on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at South Main Church of Christ, 201 S. Main Street in Weatherford. Burial will be held at Memory Gardens, west of Weatherford. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening, March 28, from 6 until 8, at the Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 N. Elm Street, in Weatherford.
Wayne was born September 14, 1935 in Clarendon, Texas. He married Tommie Harris on July 6, 1956, and together had four children. He was a resident of Parker County for over 70 years. Wayne was a proud member of the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse for 40 years and a member of the Church of Christ. He taught High School Vocational Agriculture for 16 years and owned several companies, including Ellis Equipment for 25 years. Wayne farmed and ranched in Parker County for over 50 years. He had many other business adventures, but ranching was his favorite. He enjoyed the fellowship of hunting trips in Colorado.
Most of all, Wayne cherished time spent with his family. He loved listening to his family telling stories and laughing together.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 61 years, Tommie; his children, Rusty (Pam) Ellis, Randy (Alicia) Ellis, Pam (Ellis) Lewellyn and Michael (Courtney) Ellis; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; his brother, Milford (Minda ) Meadows; and brother-in-law, Charles Sandlin.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, Louie and Veanna Ellis and by his sisters, Mary Jean Sandlin and Elsie Dobbs.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Mar

6:00 PM 3/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

913 North Elm Street
Weatherford, TX 76086

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel
913 North Elm Street Weatherford 76086 TX
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Mar

10:00 AM 3/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
South Main Church of Christ

201 South Main St
Weatherford, Texas 76086

South Main Church of Christ
201 South Main St Weatherford 76086 Texas
United States

Graveside

Thursday

29

Mar

12:30 PM 3/29/2018 12:30:00 PM
Memory Gardens Cemetery

5600 US 180 West
Weatheford, tx 76088

Memory Gardens Cemetery
5600 US 180 West Weatheford 76088 tx
United States
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