Danny Ajax Ellison
Danny Ajax Ellison
  • May 3, 1943 - June 25, 2017
  • Beckley, West Virginia

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Danny Ajax Ellison, 74, of Beckley passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Born in Lerona, WV, he was the son of the late Ajax (Jack) and Retha Cox Ellison. Danny served 2 years in the Army 1st Air Calvery, where he was wounded during the Vietnam War and he received three purple hearts for his service. In addition to his parents, Danny is preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Billie Jean Beckelhimer Ellison; brother, Jerry Ellison; sister, Pamela Ellison. Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Dustin (Dusty) Ellison, stepdaughters, Kathy Beckelhimer; and Patricia Jewel Mills; stepson, Woody Beckelhimer; sister, Patty Richmond; brothers, Leslie (Buster) Ellison and wife Wanda, Tommy Ellison and wife Susan, Ronnie Ellison and wife Jeanette and Phillip Ellison; step grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may gather with the family Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 12 – 2 PM at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Knotts officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Kevin, Shane, Steven, Chad and Duane Ellison, Thomas and Curtis (CJ) Saunders and Nick Booker.