Joe Lee Ellis, 60, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday April 18, 2020 at 6:56 am in Integrity Healthcare of Carbondale.
Joe was born November 3, 1959 in Carbondale to the late Harold Lee and Dorothy Mae (Cook) Ellis.
He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, several aunts and uncles.
Joe is survived by his two brothers; Keith and Noralee Ellis of Carbondale; Kenny and Clara Ellis of Carbondale; sister Debbie and Mark Dousman of Carbondale; daughter Heather Ellis of DeSoto; five nieces Mallory and Mike Hartman; Ashotn and Jared Clutts: Amber and Kyle Reed; Kristen and Jerod Bathon; Katie and Kyle Stearns of Buffolo, NY; great nephews; Bryson Reed; Alex and Avery Hartman; great nieces Brynlee Reed and Kennedy Clutts and many more dear family and friends.
Joe was a member of Murdale Baptist Church of Carbondale. He was an Avid Cardinal Fan and loved his family dearly.
There will be a private graveside ceremony with Reverend Paul Hicks officiating.
Memorials may be made to Murdale Baptist Church P.O. Box 1000 Carbondale, Illinois 62903 or Hospice of Southern Illinois 204 Halfway Road Marion, Illinois 62959.
Walker Funeral Home of Carbondale entrusted with arrangements
“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus”