Robert J. Ellis
44, of Sullivan, Mo.

Robert Joseph Ellis, 44, of Sullivan, Mo., formerly of Quincy, Ill., passed away at 8:26 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
Robert was a son of the late Zola F. Ruby of Frankford, Mo., and Robert L. Ellis of Waco, Texas.
Survivors are Robert’s life partner, Steve Ramer of Sullivan, Mo.; five sisters, Linda Bock, LaGrange, Donna White, Ewing, Mo., Barbra Peters, Wolfcreek, Mont., Sandy Wemhoener, Quincy, Ill., and Loretta Tournear, Hannibal; and three brothers, Mike Smith, Ewing, David Smith, Taylor, Mo., and Lee Ellis, Independence, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and friends.
A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Frankford Cemetery.
Family will be gathering at 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at Glenn and Rose Ann Ruby’s home at 408 King St., Frankford.