Walton K. Ellis
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Walton K. Ellis
  • May 4, 1946 - October 24, 2016
  • Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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Walton K. Ellis, age 70, of Fairhaven, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016 in Bermuda unexpectedly. He was the husband of Anne (Baveas) Ellis to whom he had been married for the past 44 years.

Born in Acushnet, the son of the late Burton and Margaret (Hathaway) Ellis-Benware, he had been a lifelong resident of Fairhaven.

A graduate of Fairhaven High School, class of 1965, he served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War as a Corporal. Mr. Ellis worked for the Town of Fairhaven at the Waste Treatment Plant for many years.

A member of the Fin, Fur, and Feather Club of Mattapoisett, he was an avid fisher, hunter, and loved boating. He enjoyed trips to Cuttyhunk and the Islands.

In addition to his wife he is survived two nephews; Kevin Taylor and his wife Kim of New Bedford, Brian Taylor and his companion Lolly of Fairhaven, dear cousins; Lynne Rodrigues and her husband Simon and several great nieces and nephews and a great-great niece and nephew. He was the brother of the late Carol (Ellis) Taylor.

His visitation will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven with a prayer service to be held from 7:00 to 7:30PM. Relatives and friends invited. Contributions in his honor may be made to M.O.L.I.F.E. Inc., 43 Daniels St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 or to Toys for Tots Foundation, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172. Burial private.

For tributes or directions: www.waring-sullivan.com