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“My deepest sympathy to the Ellis family, Bobbie will be missed. May you continue to receive God's grace and blessings for your lives. Brenda you...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Linney - Atlanta, GA

“The family has my deepest, deepest sympathy. Love, Malecia's Mom. ”
2 of 31 | Posted by: Marilynn Raynor - Asheville, NC

“Brenda Dean and family,I am praying strength for you at this difficult time in your lives.God Bless each of you.He will never leave you or forsake...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: carolyn Worthy-clemmons - TN

“Brenda and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please find strength in God and be blessed. ”
4 of 31 | Posted by: Ann Hallum - Charlotte, NC

“I'm so sorry for your loss, uncle bob was loved, an will be missed.My Prayers are with you and the family. ”
5 of 31 | Posted by: Florence Rustin - Asheville, NC

“To a good friend an a caring person. An a good Barber. We will miss you. Your Friend Deon. ”
6 of 31 | Posted by: Deon L Muckelvene - asheville, NC

“you have.my deepest regret.on your lost.look to god.and keep your fath and head to the sky.and god will see you through.mitch ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: James.T.mitch.Mitchell - NC

“Faye & Family; Keeping you in our prayers. Knowing God will help you and your family to endure. Now he is wrapped in the arms of our Father no more...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Michael & Mary Carroll - NC

“May the Lord be with you in your time of Grief. I remember when Bobby used to cut my hair in my earlier years. He will surely be missed. ”
9 of 31 | Posted by: Aaron DeWaine Rhodes - Las Vegas, NV

“My deepest, deepest sympathies to Brenda and the family of Bobby. He was a wonderful person and always brought a big smile to your face. He will be...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Juanita Brown - Asheville, NC

“I'm so sorry to hear about your lost, I remember Bobbie having such a great spirit and making you laugh at all of life's crazy happening. He will be...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Kibby Williams - Inman, SC

“Mrs Ellis, Robin, Sheronda, Little Chris, Words can't not express our sympathy for your loss. To say that his time with us was far too short is an...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Christopher and Veronica Allen - VA

“To The Ellis Family Sorry to hear about Bobby.My prayers goes out to you and your family. May GOD bless you and your family. Ron Nesbitt ”
13 of 31 | Posted by: Ronald E. Nesbitt - Asheville, NC

“Bobby was so much fun, he loved to sing, and people loved to hear him sing. He's singing in heaven now, you will be miss, but we will see you again...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Shirley Waters - Fletcher, NC

“May the emptiness you feel now,soon be filled with colorful memories, And may your garden of memories embrace the beauty of the loved one you have...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Juliann Mays-Rhodes & Family - CA

“We are grateful that the Lord has allowed our paths to cross. There are so many fond memories that we will keep in our minds and hearts forever......Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: Maurice Smith & Family - Arden, NC

“TO FAYE AND DEBORAH AND THE REST OF THE ELLIS FAMILY. MY BLESSING GO OUT TO YOU.MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND BE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME ”
17 of 31 | Posted by: JOANNE EDGERTON - ASHEVILLE, NC

“Man!I really have struggled with this,I have so many memories...good ones. I've known you since I was dirt Bobby, we're family. You will be sorely...Read More »
18 of 31 | Posted by: Marvin Jr. - Williamston, NC

“To Brenda Dean, Children, and all the Brothers and Sisters....I am sorry of hearing of the passing of Bobby....Our families go back years. Wanted...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Prophetess Carmela F. Johnson - NC

“Sheronda and Family, My deepest sympathy are with you and your family. God will give you the strength to get through this time. My prayers are with...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Sandra Hayes - Covington, GA

“Brenda and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. When I think back and remember the friendship Bobby had with my brother, Isaac (Yogi) I can...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: Catherine Rustin Whipple - NC

“Ellis family, we are sorry to hear the loss of Bobby, You are in our thoughts and prayers, he was a friendly person. He will be deeply missed. ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: Betty & Caroline & Logan Family - NC

“MY deepest sympathy goes to Brenda, Sheronda, Robin, and the rest of the family. I will always remember Mr. Bobby especially when he cut my little...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: FAY P. CLARK - ASHEVILLE, NC

“To the family of Edward "Bobbie" Ellis. Our heartfelt condolences and sympathy go out to you at this time of sorrow. May God's blessings of...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Linda and Al Chatman - Decatur, GA

“Bobby was a friendly,happy person that would help uplift anyone that he could.We will all miss him.To the family hold your head up and remember all...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: The Hawthorne Family - Asheville, NC

“To the Ellis Family, You are in our prayers. We share your grief, Bobby will be miss by everyone who knew him. Bobby was a wonderful person. ...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Connie Jefferson - Asheville, NC

“With deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: The Barton Family - Asheville, NC

“Unc im going to miss you,i love you see you soon. ”
28 of 31 | Posted by: Sed - NC

“Veronica and Family. I am so sorry for your loss.you are in my prayers may God bless each of you ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Banks - Old Fort, NC

“God bless the Ellis family. Bobby will be missed! He cut my hair every week and I guess more people in heaven needed haircuts. We are going to miss...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Darrin McAdams & Family - NC

“Faye & Family you all have my deepest smympathy, i was surprise to see your brother had passed. I know how you feel because recently I lost both of...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Portia Brewton-Wade - NY


Edward "Bobbie" Ellis of 85 Wyatt St. departed this life on Monday, May 24, 2010. A life long resident of Asheville he was a son of the late Herbert and Elnora Hunt Ellis. He retired from Gerber Products after more than 20 years of employment. Surviving are his wife, Brenda Dean Gibson Ellis; daughters, Sheronda M. Ellis (Todd) of Hampton, GA and Robin L. Ellis Tyson (Larry) of Charlotte; sisters, Faye Reynolds (Tommy) and Deborah Downie (David) of Asheville; brothers, Herbert Ellis, Walter Ellis (Bessie), Cordell Ellis and Jefferson Ellis (Veronica) of Asheville; grandchildren, Christopher and Monique; sisters-in-law, Johneicie, Cynthia, Hollis (Pearce), Sherron and Wanda; brother in law, James Gibson; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Services will be held Friday at 4 p.m. in Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church where he was a member and sang with the Senior Choir. Minister Charles Martin, Jr. will officiate, burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Arrangements are under the direction of Hart Funeral Service. An online memorial register is available at www.hartfuneralservice.com

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