Robert Lee ‘Euppie’ Ellis Sr., 81

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robert ellisRobert Lee ‘Euppie’ Ellis Sr., 81, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015.

Euppie was a native of Athens, TN and was a former resident of Mount Olive, N.C., before moving to Yorktown six months ago. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a dispatcher with Estes Express.

Euppie was preceded in death by a daughter Terry Peters and two sisters, Susie Clayton and Penny Deakins.

He is survived by his son Robert Lee Ellis, Jr. and his daughter Susan Leach. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Katie and Kyle Ellis, Travis Peters, Ashley Waldbueser and Alison Leach; and six great-grandchildren, Zander, Summer and Rhili Waldbueser, Aubrey and Chandler Ellis and Brody Jones.

Funeral service will be private.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Amory Funeral Home.

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