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Gary L. Ellingwood
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Obituary for Gary L. Ellingwood

ALEXANDRIA, IN – Gary L. Ellingwood, 77, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Alexandria Care Center following an extended illness.

He was born on September 9, 1940 in Elwood to Ray and Alice (Clegg) Ellingwood and has lived in Alexandria all of his lifetime. Gary graduated from Alexandria High School-Class of 1958. He served his country by enlisting in the United States Navy in 1961 and was honorably discharged in 1965. Gary worked for Container Corporation of America in Anderson for 44 years retiring in 2004. He was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), the Alexandria Gun Club and the Paper Workers International Union-Local 1045. He enjoyed hunting in Wyoming and target shooting.

Survivors:
Wife-Judy (Odom) Ellingwood-married December 2, 1961
2 Sons-Todd (Lesley) Ellingwood-Yorktown, Randy (Linda) Ellingwood-Anderson
4 Grandchildren-Stephen (Shannon) Ellingwood, Lindsey Ellingwood all of Anderson, Matt Ellingwood-Anderson, Mason Ellingwood with US Navy-Norfolk, Virginia
4 Great-Grandchildren
8 Step-Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother in-law-Lawrence and Edith Odom, sister-Ina Ealy, brothers and sisters-in-law-Charles and Norma Ellingwood, John and Esther Ellingwood

Services honoring Gary’s life and legacy will take place on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 10 am in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria. Fred Burke will officiate.
Interment with military honors will follow in Park View Cemetery in Alexandria. Friends may call at the Owens Funeral Home in Alexandria on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 5 pm to 8 pm. .

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Vermillion Friends Church or the Parkinson’s Foundation through the funeral home or at http://www.parkinson.org/ways-to-give.

Owens Funeral Home is honored to care for Gary and the Ellingwood family.


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Visitation

Monday

27

Aug

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Service

Tuesday

28

Aug

10:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Cemetery

Tuesday

28

Aug

11:00 AM
Park View Cemetery

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

With military honors


Memorial Contribution

Parkinson Foundation

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