Doyle Ellison of Duff, TN passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at home. He was 89 years young. He enjoyed life, family and friends. He loved working on cars, gardening, telling stories and teaching what he knew to anyone willing to learn. He was a Veteran of the army. Preceded in death by parents, Ancil and Dora E. Ellison; Sister: Joyce Holman of Duff; Brother: Hoyle Ellison of MD; Son: Richard Ellison of MD and Daughter: Donna M. Walden of LaFollette.


Brothers: Devoy and Vantoy Ellison

Children: Brenda Ann and Bob Hill of LaFollette

Katherine E. Ellison of Duff

Grandchildren: Angel L. and Don Jones of Rocky Top

Ross and DaNelle Overton of Ky

Tiffany Walden of LaFollette

Great Grandchildren: Chris Paul and Wendy Garrison of Caryville

Dalton Paul of Rocky Top, Hunter Overton of Ky, Karsen Overton of Ky

Great Great Grandsons: Zachary E. Paul and  Bryson Garrison both of Caryville

Everyone that knew him said he was the strongest man they had ever met. He would help anyone. He’s now in Heaven telling his stories to anyone who will listen. He will be sorely missed R.I.P. Daddy.

Courtesy of Cross-Smith Funeral Home