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Richard Eric Ellis

July 8, 1957 - September 13, 2014
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Richard Eric Ellis Sr. "Blue" passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. He was born July 8, 1957 in Charlotte, NC, the son of Wilson Darel and Mary Catherine Ellis. Eric served in the US Navy and remained a loyal patriot throughout his lifetime. He was a loving, kind and giving person who never met a stranger. Eric was known for his bear hugs and warm smiles. He loved his grandkids and they cherished their time with him. He enjoyed Nascar, motorcycles and time with his family; he took pride in his profession--driving for Wilson Trucking. Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m....
Richard Eric Ellis Sr. "Blue" passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014. He was born July 8, 1957 in Charlotte, NC, the son of Wilson Darel and Mary Catherine Ellis.
Eric served in the US Navy and remained a loyal patriot throughout his lifetime. He was a loving, kind and giving person who never met a stranger. Eric was known for his bear hugs and warm smiles. He loved his grandkids and they cherished their time with him. He enjoyed Nascar, motorcycles and time with his family; he took pride in his profession--driving for Wilson Trucking.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a service to celebrate Eric's life at 3:30 at Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC.
Richard is survived by son, Rick; daughters, Alisha and Bethany; sisters, Jan and husband Bob and Judy and husband Mike; brother, Darel; girlfriend, Crystal and grandchildren,Aryanna, Jason, Justin, Naomi, Brennon and Amiyah.

"So sorry to hear of Blue's passing he was a great guy. He will be missed." Allison Tomek (Westfield, NY)

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