John Howard Ellington
  • 45 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 1, 1970
  • Date of passing: Mar 28, 2016
Let the memory of John be with us forever

John Howard Ellington, Jr. 45, a longtime resident of both Granville and Vance County passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 at his home.

He was the son of John Howard Ellington and Judy Grady Currin. He was of the Baptist faith and worked at Ellington Body Shop for many years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 1, 2016 at Eakes Funeral Home by Rev. Frank Sossoman. Burial will follow at Meadowview Memorial Park.

Surviving are a daughter, Alyssa Ellington Hayes (Rodney), a son, Jonathan Christopher Ellington (Courtney) a granddaughter, Avery Ellington and a grandson, Trenton Hayes and his girlfriend, Lisa Mann all of Vance County.

Visitation will be held, Friday April 1, 2016 from 12:30 – 2:00 prior to the funeral at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times the home of his son, Jonathan Ellington.

Flowers are accepted.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Ferrell & Ralph Newton on 1st April 2016

"Judy and family - We are so saddened to hear of your loss.  There are no words we can say - we pray God will provide you comfort as He alone can do.  Keep only the good memories and draw on them for consolation at this difficult time.  Please know many share your grief and are keeping you in thought and prayer."

This tribute was added by Judy Ellington on 1st April 2016

"HowardEllington our Nephew was always happy and would do any for you .All he wanted was somebody to love him and he would love them back . You will be miss.We love you always. Ralph& Judy."

This tribute was added by Clement Ellington on 31st March 2016

"My nephew , Howard , Jr.,was a very nice an kind person , an we will miss Him very much , An let perpetual light shine upon Him, AMEN !"

This tribute was added by William & Earline Newton on 31st March 2016

"So very sorry to here about Howard Jr.  We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers!"

This tribute was added by Dorothy Overby on 30th March 2016

"Howard and Judy I am so sorry for your loss. May your faith in the Lord help to see you through this time.                                                          RIP Howard Jr."

This tribute was added by Danielle R on 30th March 2016

"Please accept my sincere condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and peace in promises for the future. (Revelation 21:3,4)"

This tribute was added by Ann Hart on 30th March 2016

"Judy and Howard I am so sorry for your loss. May God help you. Prayers for whole family"

This tribute was added by Shirley Bouvier on 30th March 2016

"Howard and Judy, I am so sorry to hear of Howard Jr's passing.  He was always very nice and respectful whenever I talked with him.  I hope he is at peace, RIP Howard Jr."

This tribute was added by Dianne White on 30th March 2016

"My nephew, Howard, Jr., was always smiling and a loving person/would give the shirt off his back.  We will miss him.  God Bless him and our entire family.  Gone way too soon ... but Never Forgotten.  RIP Howard, Jr."

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Lynn Cox


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