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It is with heartfelt sorrow that the Ellis, Stewart, Blackett, Times and Sandimani families announce the homegoing of Mr. Richard Adawole Ellis, beloved brother, father, uncle, cousin, former member First Dimension, Former Medical Service Corps, United States Air Force, Former Hospital Corpsman, U.S. Navy and a well-accomplished and talented Artist.  He departed this life on the morning of September, 26, 2019 at his home in Charlotte, N.C.

Richard was predecesed by his parents, Mr. Robert Jonathan Ellis, Sr. Mrs. Salome Elizabeth Ellis Barnes, four siblings: Mary Abeoseh Ellis Carper, Robert Joseph Ellis, Jr., Roland N. Ellis, and John Ellis, and Brother-In-Law William Carper.

He leaves to mourn his loss his children, Richard, Jr., Salome Alicia Ellis and Amara Courtney Ellis, his siblings Margaret N. Ellis Harris, Eliza J. Ellis Smith (Warren, deceased), Yvonne J. Ellis-Ricks (Sam), Archie L. Ellis, William E. Ellis and his Sister-In-Law Ethel Powell Ellis.  His nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, cousins and BOBFAN in the United States and Liberia.

Funeral Arrangements:

Friday, Oct., 25, 2019
6:00-9:00 P.M.
Grier Funeral Home
115 John McCarroll Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28216

Funeral Services:
Saturday, Oct., 26, 2019
11:00 A.M.
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
1510 E 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

Charlotte Memorial Gardens
7632 Hood Road
Charlotte, NC 28215

Hotel Accommodations:

Courtyard by Marriott
6023 Park South Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28205

Hampton Inn
8419 N Tyron
Charlotte, NC 28204

Hilton Garden Inn
9315 Statesville Road
Charlotte, NC 28204

Four Points by Sheraton
315 E Woodlawn Road
Charlotte, NC 28204

In lieu of Flowers, with gratitude donations are appreciated. Please send to PenFed Credit Union, Account number 4042301012, Routing number 256078446.

Margaret Ellis Harris – (774)223-4655
Eliza Ellis Smith - (347) 684-6952
Yvonne Ellis-Ricks - (571)318-0554
Archie L. Ellis – (757)748-6896
William E. Ellis – (917)501-8029
Cheryl Williams-Thomas – (571) 659-2101
William J. Carper - (980) 253-7296
Euphemia Williams-Jones – (508) 941-6624