John D. Ellis
John D. “Dan” Ellis, 65, of Peabody died Oct. 9 at Peabody Care Center.
He was born April 28, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas, to Theodore and Lillian Maltbie Ellis.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967. He lived in Texas and Kansas and worked as a fast food cook.
He is survived by a son, T.J. Ellis of Marion; a brother, Jim of Pensacola, Fla.; and two sisters, Lois Reeder of San Antonio, Texas, and Sue Hansen of Medicine Lodge.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
A graveside service was held Saturday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence with Pastor Larry Timm officiating.
A memorial fund has been established with the American Diabetes Association.
Last modified Oct. 17, 2012