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Ronald Wayne Ellis

November 16, 1958

Ronald Ellis Obituary

Ronald Wayne Ellis (Ron), 65, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones.

Ron was a faithful man who loved the Lord, his family, church, and community. As a lifelong member of Raeford United Methodist Church, he served in leadership roles as the Chairperson of Trustees and a member of the Administrative Board. In the community, he was active during his life with Masonic Lodge #306, The American Red Cross, and the Hoke Rescue Squad.

He was known for his generous and kind spirit, his study of the Bible, and his sense of humor. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. For over forty years, Ron worked as a licensed general contractor in commercial construction. In 1996, he and his partner established M&E Contracting, Inc. in Fayetteville, NC. He worked on many projects in Cumberland, Hoke, and surrounding counties until retiring in August of this year.

Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Leonard Ellis and Alice Ehret Ellis. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Sara (Cissy) Moses Ellis, of Raeford, NC; a daughter, Alice Megan Ellis of Anchorage, AK; two sons, Robert Christian Ellis, of Lexington, KY, and Austin Michael Wood, of Charlotte, NC; one grandson, McKennon Michael Wood, of Charlotte, NC; and numerous cousins from the Ellis and Ehret families. 

A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at the Raeford United Methodist Church. 308 Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.

A celebration of life will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Joshua Eom and Pastor Terry Dooley officiating.

Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Hospice Foundation of Hoke County, P.O. Box 1584, Raeford, NC 28376

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December 16, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Raeford United Methodist Church

Celebration of Life
December 16, 2023

11:00 AM
Raeford United Methodist Church

Interment following funeral service
December 16, 2023

Raeford City Cemetery


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