Randy Ellis, age 69 of Centerville, passed away suddenly Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Madisonville, Texas. Funeral services were held at 11 A.M., Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Jeremy Wilson officiated the service, and interment was in the Leona Cemetery in Leona, Texas.
Pallbearers: Tommy Rodell, Denny Payne, Wayne Neyland, Mike Doak, Jimmy Carrigan, Bubba Oden
Honorary Pallbearers: Johnny Knight, Noal Ray Goolsby, Roy Bain Carrigan
Randy Simms Ellis was born March 3, 1949 in Palestine, Texas to Garvin & Mildred (Simms) Ellis. He was a 1967 graduate of Centerville High School, as well as, a graduate of Sam Houston State University. Randy worked as a Farm Bureau Insurance Agent for many years before he opened his own insurance agency in Centerville. During leisure time, Randy enjoyed restoring old vehicles and building furniture and cabinetry. He had lived most of his life in Centerville and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Centerville.
Randy was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ellis in 2008. His surviving family members include parents, Garvin & Mildred Ellis of Centerville; son & daughter-in-law, Jason & Laura Ellis of Cypress; grandchildren, Justin, Maggie & Vivian Ellis; brother & sister-in-law, Ronald & Glenda Ellis of Centerville; nephew, Brandon Ellis & wife, Jennifer; niece, Wyndee Zuniga & husband, Tommy; great nieces & nephews, Maci, Brett, Tatum, Randen, Rett & Ryen and best friend, Edker “Sonny” Nealy.
Walters Funeral Home in Centerville was in charge of all arrangements. www.waltersfuneralhome.com