Daniel Dwight ‘Danny’ Ellis

Published 8:45 am Monday, March 7, 2016

Daniel Dwight “Danny” Ellis, 56, a resident of the Ijames community, died at his home under Hospice care on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

He was born in Wyoming County, W.Va. on Sept. 9, 1959, the son of Clyde A. Ellis and Alice May Richardson Ellis, both of whom survive. He moved to North Carolina about 22 years ago and became a resident of Davie County some 13 years ago. He was a graduate of Glen Rogers High School (W.Va.). His passion and creativity for life and food allowed him to excel for 35 years as a chef in the food service industry. He had attended Heaven Bound Full Gospel Church in Mocksville.

Survivors: his wife of 22 years, Pamela Renee Potter Ellis of the home; 2 sons, Jake Bowden (Ha’Lee) of Princeton, W.Va., and Samuel Adams of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Dana Johnson (Michael McCann) of Clover, S.C., and Krystyna Johnson of Mocksville; a brother, Amos Ellis (Shirley) of Glen Rogers; 3 sisters, Kathy Bower (Ronnie) of Ravencliff, W.Va., Melissa Ellis of Glen Rogers, and Karen Waldron (Jay) of Pineville, W.Va.; 3 grandchildren, Jesse Moore, James Moore and J. R. McCann; plus a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Johnson, and a sister, Karen Polk.   

A gathering of family and friends was held on Sunday, March 6 from 1:30-4 p.m. at Davie Funeral Service Chapel in Mocksville.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.