Donald Gene Ellyson – January 2, 2015

Donald Gene Ellyson, 87, of Amarillo, died  Friday, January 2, 2015. Ellyson, Donald
Memorial services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Highland Christian Church, 3617 SE 29th Ave. with Jack Weems, pastor, officiating.  Private burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Donald was born on June 28, 1927 in Morgantown, West Virginia to Oddie Lee and Mildred Ellyson.  He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII.  He had worked as a fireman for the city of Amarillo for over 27years.  Donald was a member of Highland Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Ellyson on July 20, 2014.
He is survived by his two sons, Victor Ellyson and Mark Ellyson, both of Amarillo; a brother, Charles Ellyson of Parkersburg, West Virginia; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

0 Replies to “Donald Gene Ellyson – January 2, 2015”

  1. Don was one of those special people who keep life happy and full of joy. There was never a dull moment when Don was around. But now he is with his beloved Jean.

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