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Roy James Ellenberg, 87, of Ironton, Ohio, went to be with his Lord Saturday, March 11, 2017, after a sudden illness.
Roy was born Nov. 1, 1929, in Rush, a son of the late Millard A. and Mabel Bates Ellenberg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Lewis Ellenberg; two sisters, Vivian Maxine Ellenberg and Bessie Alice Hall; and two brothers, Joseph Edward Ellenberg and Verlin Ray Ellenberg.
He retired from U.S. Steel in Lorain, Ohio.
He his survived by two sisters, Carolyn (Junior) Poling of Grayson and Helen (Teddy) Thornberry of Rush; two brothers, Robert (Ann) Ellenberg and Harold (Carolyn) Ellenberg both of Ashland; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Ellenberg of Ashland and Louise Ellenberg of Idaho.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Rick Porter officiating. Burial will be in East Carter County Memory Gardens in Grayson.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family suggests contributions be sent to 21st Street Tabernacle, P.O. Box 1138, Ashland, KY 41105 or Kilgore United Methodist Church, 14630 State Rte 854, Rush, KY 41168.
Condolences may be left at malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on March 13, 2017
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