Fred Ellis

Fred B. Ellis, 94, of Independence, was welcomed into Heaven Monday evening, November 9, 2009. A graveside service will be held 1:00 pm Friday November 13th at New Hope Cemetery, Liberty, MO. An avid fisherman with an 80 year spotless driving record. Fred was loved by everyone who knew him and was known as the sharpshooter of Keytesville, MO in his youth. He was a pillar of faith in his community and the solid rock upon which his loved ones leaned on throughout their lives. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, 15 brothers and sisters, wife Augusta, daughter Bernice, son Walter and 2 grand daughters. He is survived by daughters Barbara Fossett of Independence, MO.; Margaret Lugenbeel of the home; Pearline Hufford of Warsaw, MO.: son Fred Ellis of Eldorado Springs, MO; 15 grand children; 29 great grand children; and 5 great great grand children.


  1. Debbie Dooley on November 11, 2009 at 9:47 am

    May God’s grace that was so apparent in this man’s life be passed down to all that still live with his memories.

  2. Kendra Marsh on November 12, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    When someone you love becomes a memory that memory becomes a treasure!!! Peace Love and Prayers to you all. I love you guys!

  3. Bryan Lugenbeel on November 16, 2009 at 7:02 am

    I will miss you Grandpa. I will however keep smacking the fish when they come up to take a pea!!!

  4. Brenda Crumby on November 16, 2009 at 11:42 am

    Pawpaw I will miss you deeply!! I will always remember how we cut wood for hours on end! You will be in my heart forever!!! Luv ya!!

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