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Official Obituary of

Richard Dennis Ellis

June 17, 1943 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Richard Dennis Ellis Obituary

Richard Dennis Ellis, age 80 of Huntsville, Alabama, formerly of Scott County, TN, passed away on March 1, 2024, at his residence.  Born on June 17, 1943, in Scott County, TN, he was the son of the late Richard and Amner Lawhorn Ellis.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and retired in 2005 after many years of service with the U.S. Government. Richard was an avid hunter and loved NASCAR and exploring the great outdoors while camping across North America with his wife. 

Richard is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Gayle Hinshaw Ellis; sister-in-law and caregiver, Janice (Glenn) Grant of Winchester; sister-in-law, Carol (Chris) Carr of Tullahoma; brothers-in-law, Rick (Barbara) Hinshaw of Franklin, and Don Hinshaw of Laguana Hills, California; special niece, Ivy (Joe) Bailey of Fayetteville; nephew, Ben (Teresa) Greene of Athens, Alabama; and several other nieces and nephews. 

Visitation and Celebraion of Life Services were held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, with Rev. Joe Bailey officiating in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Life Celebration Center. 

You may sign his online guestbook at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931)-967-2222,

This obituary is presented as a courtesy of the Jones and Son and West-Murley Funeral Homes in Oneida.

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