Raymond C. “Junior” Ellis Jr., 80, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. He was born Aug. 31, 1937 in Columbus County, the son of Raymond C. Ellis Sr. and Alma Bordeaux Ellis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and five sisters, Naomi Kaziah, Doris Long, Annette Lee, Bonnie Harper and Reta Hinson.
He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy.
He was formerly employed with Hinson Church Furniture Co. and Jack’s Motor Parts.
His funeral service, with military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 graveside at Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park with Terry Gore officiating.
He is survived by nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.
Online condolences may be made at www.peacockfuneralhome.net.