Mr. Russell Ralph Ellison, Jr. age 76 of LaFollette passed away Friday, June 29, 2018. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, former Campbell County Director of Sanitation, a Member of Valley Star Masonic Lodge #577 F.&A.M. and was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by Parents, Russell Ralph Ellison, Sr. and Wanda Bailey Ellison, Sister, Gwen Ellison Standifer, Nephews, Roger Standifer and Randy Bitz.
Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Joan Smith Ellison; Son, Richard Ralph Ellison and wife Cathy; Daughter, Patricia Marie “Sis” Ellison Huddleston and husband Jimmy; 5 Grandchildren, Shayne, Taylor, Sara, Maria, and Monica; 7 Great-Grandchildren; Sisters, Patricia Ellison Scott and husband Bob and Victoria Ellison Byrge. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Monday 6 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Arbo officiating. Masonic Rites conducted by the Valley Star Masonic Lodge will be at 5:45 P.M. before funeral services. Family and friends will meet Tuesday 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Powell Valley Cemetery & Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment with Full Military Honors conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. Family will receive friends from 4 to 5:45 P.M. Monday before all services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mr. Ellison may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Russell Ralph Ellison, Jr.