Robert K EllisOctober 9, 1945 ~ May 4, 2017 (age 71)
Robert Kimball Ellis, 71 died May 4, 2017 at St Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
Born October 9, 1945, son of Arthur K & Norma R Ellis of Lacona, NY. Robert graduated Sandy Creek School and attended SUNY Oswego & Alfred during the 60’s. He married Kathleen A. Plante of Pulaski in 1967 who died of cancer in 1996. He was Honorably Discharged from the US Army as Sgt in 1969. He had been employed at Blount Lumber Co. until 1980 and finished his Cabinet Sales career with Yorktown Cabinet as Eastern Sales Manager through the mid 90’s. Robert was a lifelong member of the VFW and spent 15 years with the Lacona Fire Dept. He was also a member of the United Methodist Church, Sandy Creek Community Park and a member of the Tamarack Hunting Club since 1975. He was an avid woodworker, golfer, fisherman & hunter. Bob enjoyed the outdoors.
He is survived by two sons; Lawrence (Amanda) and David (Kitryn); brother Kirk (Cathy) Ellis; 5 grandchildren and companion Grace Caufield.
Calling Hours will be Sunday May 7th from 2-4pm with the Funeral Service at 4pm at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek. Burial will be Tuesday May 9th, 2pm at Pulaski Village Cemetery.
Contributions may be sent to the Kathleen Ellis Nursing Scholarship Fund, C/O Pulaski Heath Center.