Mr. Donald Ellis, age 77, of 720 Winterlochen Road, Raleigh, departed this life on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Funeral, 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at First Cosmopolitan Baptist Church, 1515 Cross Link Road, Raleigh. Reverend Dr. Dorwin L. Howard, Sr., Pastor. Visitation, 11:30 AM to 12 Noon, prior to the service. Interment, Montlawn Memorial Park. Public viewing, 12 Noon to 8 PM, Monday, June 7, 2021 at the funeral home.
Survivors; sons, Major "Ty" Ellis (Betsy Ellis) of Garner and Rodney D. Ellis of Raleigh; adopted daughter, Nakia Rosario of Holly Springs; 6 grandchildren; Eric Jalen, JaMoree Tyshunn, Kayla Jordan, Charles Edward, Leah Thompson and Ethan Thompson; sisters, Joanne Wilson (Larry Wilson Sr.) of Durham, Shirley Avery (Cleveland Avery) of Garner, Sue Harrington (Randy Harrington) of Raleigh and Nancy Dunn of Apex; brothers, Roger Hunter (Shirley Hunter) of Raleigh, Robert Hunter (Lucille Hunter) of Raleigh, Emmanuel Dunn (Shirley Dunn) of Fuquay-Varina, David M. Chavis Sr. of Knightdale, Moses Dunn Jr. of Raleigh and Joseph Dunn of Raleigh; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends at 5405 Fantasy Moth Drive, Garner beginning on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 3 PM.
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