OBITUARY: Cecil J. Ellis

Cecil J. Ellis, 63, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at home.

He was born Oct. 8, 1956, in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Clay B. and Neva J. (Flood) Ellis. On Aug. 6, 1976, he married Laura L. Hamilton in Wichita, and she survives of the home.

He retired as a press operator for the Takako Piston Company in Hutchinson.

Cecil attended the Baptist church as his health allowed and maintained a strong faith in God through the years.

He loved watching OU football, fishing, God, and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Laura of the home; son: David J. Ellis; daughters Marsha Wills and Susan Schrader ,her husband Andy Schrader; and eight grandchildren.

Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, one son Michael Ellis, one niece Mandy Vogt, a brother Clayton and sister Vickie Dodd.

A celebration of Cecil’s life is planned for a later date.

Memorial donations for Laura Ellis in Cecil’s memory may be left with Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.