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Ronald Eugene Ellington, Sr.

August 27, 1943 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 77)


Pilot Mountain – Ronald Eugene Ellington, Sr., 77, of Pilot Mountain, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center after a brief illness. 

Mr. Ellington was born on August 27, 1943, in Alamance County, NC to the late Eugene and Louise Burgess Ellington.  He was a member of Rescue Baptist Church in Pilot Mountain.  He retired from Winston Weaver after serving faithfully as the Vice President.  Following retirement, he made witnessing for Christ his occupation.  Mr. Ellington was an avid hunter and fisherman.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Ellington.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of fifty-nine wonderful years, Billie Sykes Ellington; a daughter, Tametria (Tammy) Ellington Cecile (Dewey); a son, Ronald “Ron” Ellington, Jr. (Michelle); six grandchildren: Shauna (Seth), Savannah, Micah, Megan, Miranda, and Isaac; three great grandchildren: Trentin, Braydin, Camrin; and a great granddog, Onyx.

Mr. Ellington will lie instate on Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM, due to current restrictions, no family will be present. A private family Funeral will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to Rescue Baptist Church Building Fund: 149 Indigo Ln. Pilot Mt. NC 27041.

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Lie instate
February 14, 2021

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Please note
Due to current pandemic restrictions, no family will be present for the lie instate. Mask wearing and social distancing are kindly requested.
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