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Derric Lee Ellis
Derric Lee Ellis

Derric Lee Ellis

September 30, 1954 - June 10, 2022

Service Location Date Time Directions
Visitation Spring Grove Funeral Homes, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232 June 20, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Directions
Funeral Service Spring Grove Funeral Homes, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232 June 20, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Directions
Obituary

Derric Lee Ellis passed away peacefully on Friday June 10th 2022, at 67 years old. Derric Lee Ellis was born September 30th 1954, in Mobile, Alabama, parents the late Edward Lee Ellis and survived by Vella Ellis-Wilson. He was formally married to Barbara Ellis, he left behind two daughters, Amanda Ellis and Rachel Ellis, along with two grandchildren Eva Mae and Sophie Lee. Also survived by sister Sherran Harris- children Andre Harris (LaToya), Keisha Dobbins (Walter Jr.), and DeShawn Harris. Sister Latice Lewis- children Latoya Lewis and Ronita Lewis. Uncle Arthur Lee Ellis and Aunt Carlee Russell. Devoted cousins Renee VanDevere (Craig), Eric Smith (Sherry), and William Smith (Jessica), along with a host of other close relatives and friends. 

Derric graduated from Wyoming High School in 1972. Attended Ohio State University. He was a roofer, contractor, talented guitarist and artist. He enjoyed construction, working on cars, the arts, and was a great fisherman. He enjoyed traveling to Aruba, Cancun and other Islands. He was a former band member, guitarist, in "Dirty River" a local blues band from Cincinnati, and was one of the first bands featured by Cincinnati Radio Live. Derric was an extremely kind and loving person who enjoyed helping people and loved sharing his gifts and talents with his family and friends. 

That we may never forget a loving son, father, and brother. This is our heritage. This is our memory. All these words and many more describe him. He will be truly and deeply missed. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 20th from 11am until the time of the Funeral Service at 12pm at Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Interment to follow. www.springgrove.org

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