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James Floyd Ellis, Jr.

March 16, 1950 January 21, 2019
James Floyd Ellis, Jr.
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James Floyd Ellis Jr., 68, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Duke University Hospital. He was born in Durham to the late James Floyd Ellis and Lillie Mae Thomas Ellis.
Mr. Ellis loved the Lord and attended Gorman Baptist Church for over 30 years where he sang in the choir. He was also a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church for 10 years. He loved Duke University sports. Mr. Ellis enjoyed reading, building model airplanes and model cars; he had a passion for traveling and history.
Mr. Ellis is survived by his sisters, Linda Yarborough (Tommy), Mary Cunningham (Randy); step-mother, Marinis B. Ellis; step-sisters, Casey Kern; Carrie Brown; step-brother, Cory Becknell; and aunts, Ellen McFarland, Juanita Johnson; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was loved by everybody who knew him. He will be especially missed by his extended family at the Group Home.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 25th at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Pastor Tim Wheeler officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be sent to The American Cancer Society at 250 Williams St NW Atlanta, GA 30303.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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11:00 AM 1/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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