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Irving Kenyon "Kenny" Ellis

Died: March 25, 2019

Irving Kenyon “Kenny” Ellis, 89, of Stephens City, Virginia passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Ellis was born in 1929 in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Irving and Myrtie Ellis. He graduated from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington and was a veteran of the United States Navy Reserves…read more

Irving Kenyon “Kenny” Ellis, 89, of Stephens City, Virginia passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Ellis was born in 1929 in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Irving and Myrtie Ellis. He graduated from Washington-Lee High School in Arlington and was a veteran of the United States Navy Reserves. Mr. Ellis was a manager with C&P Telephone, retiring after 39 years of service. He was a member of the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club, American Legion Post 0044, the American Radio Relay League, and the Pioneers of America. Mr. Ellis was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Clear Brook, Virginia.

His wife, Betty Jean Ellis, whom he married on August 26, 1950 in Ashburn, Virginia preceded him in death in 2010.

Surviving are daughters, Jane Trenary of Ashburn, Virginia and Altha Lynn Mann of Bethesda, Maryland; sons, Gene Ellis (Irene) of Ashburn, Virginia and Howard Ellis of Winchester, Virginia; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and sisters, Dianne Frye of Winchester, Virginia and Gail Williams of Herndon, Virginia.

Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, William Lee Ellis, Sr. and a sister, Louise Bowman.

A visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm on Monday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

A funeral service will be at 11 am on Tuesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with Pastor Tim Kirchoff officiating. A reception will follow the service at Omps Reception Center, Amherst Chapel. Interment will be Thursday at 11 am in Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, Virginia.

Memorial contributions may be made in Kenny’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 124 Park Street SE, Vienna, Virginia 22180.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, April 1, 2019

Time: 06:00 pm

End Time: 08:00 pm

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Amherst Chapel

Address:

1600 Amherst Street
Winchester,VA 22601

Reception to follow the service
Omps Reception Center
Amherst Chapel


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Oakwood Cemetery
Falls Church, Virginia


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

American Cancer Society
124 Park Street SE
Vienna, Virginia 22180


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