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Marshall Wayne Ellis, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2021)

Marshall Wayne Ellis of Campbellsville passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He was 83 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Dr. James E. Jones. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Marshall Wayne Ellis, son of the late David Ellis and Verion McAnelly Ellis, was born February 20, 1937 in Casey County, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of First United Methodist Church.

Marshall Wayne enjoyed a career as a timber buyer for over 50 years. He was co-owner of Superior Export Veneer.

He united in marriage to Paula Sue Shreve July 17, 1982.

Marshall Wayne adored his family and enjoyed one-on-one quality time with his children and grandchildren. He also loved the outdoors and hunting.

Besides his wife, Paula Sue Ellis, of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters: Marsha Benningfield and husband, Dickie and Melisa Morris and husband, Mark of Campbellsville; two step-sons: Jason Ford and wife, Shannon of Somerset and Chris Ford and wife, Lee of Bethesda, Maryland; five grandchildren: Valerie Dykes and husband, Seth, Natalie Walters and husband, Jesse and Reed Benningfield of Campbellsville, Sidney Ford of Bethesda, Maryland and Erica Gillim and husband, Andrew of Fordsville; six great-grandchildren: Colton and Landon Dykes, Drake Benningfield, Staley and Stetson Gillim and Avery Walters; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lindsey Kay Benningfield April 9, 1987 and a sister, Emogene Mason.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles or First United Methodist Church and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Marshall Wayne Ellis, 83, Campbellsville, KY (1937-2021)

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