Ellis, Doyle Leonard

DOYLE LEONARD ELLIS of Franklin, Indiana, 83, son to the late Rev. William Ellis, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Doyle was a member of Community UMC. He served on several committees and boards in the Church. As a United Methodist delegate, Doyle helped sponsor legislation to create Volunteer in Mission teams.

A public visitation will be held 4-7:00 p.m., Friday, March 15, Community UMC, 1548 S. Hart Street Road, Vincennes, IN 47591. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 16, Community UMC. The Rev. Stacy Downing will officiate the service.

Doyle is survived by his children, daughter-in-law Grafilia Ellis of Carmel, Ind.; Tom (Julie) Ellis of San Diego, Calif.; Tonna (Duane) Snider of Carmel, Ind., and Tracey (Tanya) Ellis, of Westfield, Ind; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Haiti Fund at Community UMC, address provided above.

An obituary along with the opportunity to share thoughts and prayers with friends and family of Doyle Ellis is available on the funeral home website.