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Edwin Ellington

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“So very sorry to hear of my Great Uncle Ed's passing. Prayers to his family from mine. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Heidi Linfield - Clayton, NC

Edwin was born on March 6, 1921 and passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Edwin was a resident of Shelby, North Carolina at the time of passing.

Ed was a 1939 graduate of Ashland Senior High and a 1942 of Ashland Junior College.

Following graduation, Ed enlisted in the Army, serving over three years, with two years in the European Theater as Staff Sergeant.

Ed is survived by his son, Stephen Ellington (Linda) of Shelby, NC and daughter, Judith Ellington DeChirico of Charleston, SC; three grandchildren: Susan Ellington Etheridge (Greg), Wake Forest, NC; Perry Ellington (Terri), Ninevah, IN; Brian DeChirico (Mallary), Hilton Head Island, SC; Four great-grandchildren: Samuel Etheridge, James Ellington, Nicole DeChirico, Banks DeChirico, Georgia Haun, and Bowman DeChirico. Funeral service with military honors will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 11:00A.M in the chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 A.M until 11:00 A.M at the funeral home.