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Mr. Roy Lee “Pete” Ellis, age 63, passed away on April 2, 2018 after a long, brave battle with cancer.
Pete was born on June 1, 1954, in Atlanta, to the late Roy and Rosie Ellis. He was a true Atlantan, living his entire life in the city. He was known by his friends and family to be a true county boy. He loved jackpot carp fishing and hunting deer, turkey and rabbits. He was funny and sweet – a big teddy bear. Pete was undeniably a hard worker and provider for his family. He worked even through his illness and eventually retired due to the effects of chemotherapy. He was so loved and will be dearly missed by his family, coworkers, and hunting and fishing buddies.
Pete is survived by his loving wife of 34 years: Linda Ellis of Atlanta; children: Matthew (Renaye) Henry of Stockbridge, Robert Andrew Henry of Colorado Springs, CO, and Melissa (Jorge) Gonzalez; grandchildren: Ayana, Maya, Gloria and Alyssa; great-grandson: Pheonix; beloved pets: Bodreaux the dog and Meaness the cat.
Messages of condolence may be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com. The Ellis family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville.