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Willie ELLINGTON

Willie F ELLINGTON

Tuesday, July 4th, 1933 - Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Obituary

Ellington, Pastor Willie Fred, age 86, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020. Born July 4, 1933 in Brundidge, Alabama to the late Henry and Carrie Ellington. Willie Fred (affectionately known as Fred) was the tenth of twelve siblings, nine in which preceded him in death. Fred was educated at Pike County Schools in Brundidge, Alabama then later joining the Army at an early age. Retired from Durion in 1998, he ministered at other churches, before becoming the former Pastor of Eternal Light M.M. Church.Fred was an extra special person to everyone that he came in contact with. He never met a stranger who did not quickly become a friend. Preceded in death by one daughter Sandra Ellington-Thomas, and one grandson Kirk Ellington. Fred leaves to cherish his memories to his devoted loving wife of 47 years Eileen Ellington, children; Diann Jones, Dwayne Ellington, Willard Ellington, Marcia (Lady) Ellington, and Adrian M. Ellington, all of Ohio. He has 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 32 great great-grandchildren, two sisters; Verla Harvey and Earnestine Shipman both of Brundidge, Alabama, 2 special daughters; Renee Boyd and Zina Hughes, special son-in-law; Jack Carlton and many nephews, nieces, friends, and other loved ones. Visitation will be held, THURSDAY, May 7, 2020 at Thomas Funeral Home 4520 Salem Ave., from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Private services to follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kenneth Hoskins, Eternal Light M.M. Church, officiating. Interment at Dayton National Cemetery. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Thomas Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Salem Ave
    Trotwood, Ohio 45416
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  • Service

    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, May 7th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Thomas Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Salem Ave
    Trotwood, Ohio 45416
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    Officiant
    Pastor Kenneth Hoskins
  • Interment

    Friday, May 8th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, May 8th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Dayton National Cemetery
    Address
    4400 W. Third Street
    Dayton, Ohio 45428
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TERESA Konz

Posted at 07:29am
My prayers and Love go out to Mr Ellington's family at this time. Mr Ellington was such a kind person. I will miss him. I am so glad to have known you and Mrs Ellington.

Teresa
Dayton Physicians
 
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S Hunter Posted at 09:38pm

Sorry for your loss... I knew Mr. Ellington from DFAS Dayton, where he worked in facilities. We talked about the bible every time we saw each other.. Myself and my co-worker would sometimes spend part of our lunches talking to him about the word of God. He was a great man and will be truly missed.
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