Roger M. Ellison

Published 11:09 am Monday, June 27, 2022

Roger M. Ellison, 72, of Hampton, Tenn., passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was the son of the late Ora Ellison and Eunice Messer Ellison.
Roger worked at Paty Lumber Company and retired as a foreman over the door stock at Builders First Source. Roger enjoyed collecting, working on cars, hauling junk and loved to tell stories.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer Mary Ellison, and brother, Robert Ellison.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Adam Ellison of Hampton; daughter, Michelle Holtsizer (Tony) of New Ellenton, S.C.; five grandchildren, Abigail Baker, Allison Baker, J.R. Baker, Ashley Summer and C.J. Holtsizer; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Nathan Ellison of Ellenton, S.C.
A memorial service to honor the life of Roger M. Ellison will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Josh Kodak officiating. The family would like to give a special thanks to Roy Silvers for all his care and support during this difficult time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to The American Cancer Society, 861 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Words of comfort can be sent to the family through our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232, is honored to serve the family of Roger M. Ellison.

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