Larry Lee Ellis

May 28, 1937 - June 23, 2022

Larry Lee Ellis

Larry Lee Ellis, age 85, Carl Junction, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at his home with family at his side.

Larry was born May 28, 1937 in Hockerville, Oklahoma, son of the late George H. Ellis and Lina L. (Hansford) Ellis.  He joined the United States Air Force at the age of 17 and served from 1954 until 1960.  He worked for years as a machinist with Vickers, and later as a mechanic with Carl Junction School District.  He earned his GED while in the Air Force, and was a devote husband and father.

He is survived by his wife, Felicia Ann (Cross) Ellis; children, Robyn Denise West of Avilla, MO, Brenda Lynn Ellis of Lamar, MO, Larry Lee Ellis, Jr. and wife Mary of Oklahoma, Danny Gene Ellis of Texas, and Terry Dean Ellis all of Texas; brothers, Bill Ellis and wife Linda, Herman Ellis and wife Alice all of Joplin, Jay Ellis and wife Sharon of Carterville, MO, sisters, Lina Tennis of Joplin, Joyce Dunn of Carl Junction, and Betty Smith of Joplin; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

No formal services planned at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.