Rex Van Ellis


Last updated 10/28/2019 at 2:40pm

Rex Van Ellis, 83 of Brevard, passed away at his residence Oct. 24, 2019.

A native and lifelong resident of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Sam Van and Pauline Honeycutt Ellis. His brother, Larry Ellis, also preceded him in death.

He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He traveled the United States working as a welder and pipefitter. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving him are two sisters, Shirley Aiken and husband, Earl, of Brevard and Peggy O’Shields, of Etowah; and several nieces and nephews.

Private service will be...

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