Marshall Wayne Ellis of Campbellsville, son of the late David Ellis and Verion McAnelly Ellis, was born February 20, 1937 in Casey County, Kentucky. He died at 12:51 A.M., Tuesday, February 2, 2021 in Campbellsville. Age: 83
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Marshall Wayne enjoyed a career as a timber buyer for over 50 years. He was co-owner of Superior Export Veneer.
He united in marriage to Paula Sue Shreve July 17, 1982.
Marshall Wayne adored his family and enjoyed one-on-one quality time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved the outdoors and hunting.
Besides his wife, Paula Sue Ellis, of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters: Marsha Benningfield and husband, Dickie and Melisa Morris and husband, Mark of Campbellsville; two step-sons: Jason Ford and wife, Shannon of Somerset and Chris Ford and wife, Lee of Bethesda, Maryland; five grandchildren: Valerie Dykes and husband, Seth, Natalie Walters and husband, Jesse and Reed Benningfield of Campbellsville, Sidney Ford of Bethesda, Maryland and Erica Gillim and husband, Andrew of Fordsville; six great-grandchildren: Colton and Landon Dykes, Drake Benningfield, Staley and Stetson Gillim and Avery Walters; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lindsey Kay Benningfield April 9, 1987 and a sister, Emogene Mason.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. James E. Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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