Richard Ellis

Richard C. Ellis

October 10, 1932 - October 19, 2019
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On October 19, 2019, the beloved husband of Diane M. Ellis and the late Josephine Trovia Ellis, devoted father of Theresa Rygiel, Richard Ellis, III, David Ellis and the late Kathryn Beavers, brother of Michael Ellis and Mary Ann Binkley, also survived by his grandchildren; Amanda, Heather, Sara, Jackson, Taylor and Jordan, and cousins; Hugh Heishman, Stan Heishman, Col. Gary Ellis, Bunky Kloman, that have been together since childhood. Richard rose to the pinnacle of his career designing buildings, banks, hospitals - 55 year IBEW, He worked in Europe for Corps of Engineers, taught school in NC, piloted his Cessna, boated most of his life, loved his children, grandchildren, football and poker. He also spent time at the White House while his father worked there, meeting Harry Truman. He had many stories to tell. Diane took care of him, cherished their time together, and then God took him home. "Farewell my beautiful boy". A Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. Interment will follow at 2pm at Fairfax Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. Online condolences may be made at

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    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 9:00am
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 9:00am
    St. Mary's Catholic Church-Annapolis
    109 Duke of Gloucester St.
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William Smith

Posted at 04:06pm
Condolences and prayers to the family of Rich Ellis, a good friend for many years. Loretta and William Smith

Hugh Heishman

Posted at 12:29pm
With love, fond memories, and heartfelt sympathy.
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With loving memories of "Richard Ellis", from the Four Cousins - Stan, Hugh, Gary and Bunky
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