Omar Frank Ellis, 83, of Nathalie passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Sieglinde Rankl Ellis.
Mr. Ellis was born in Richmond, Indiana, April 2, 1936 a son of the late John Garton Ellis and Emma Louise Burgess Ellis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service, and a retired employee of Southland Corp 7/11.
He is survived by a son, John Robert Ellis of Stafford; a daughter, Eva Leamond (Harvey) of Nathalie; three grandchildren, Lee Eric Leamond (Nicole) of Partlow, John Ross Leamond (Chrystal Harris) of Long Island and Corey Lee Ellis of New York; two great-grandchildren, Rachel Sara Leamond, Caleb Taylor Leamond; brothers and sisters, William R. Ellis, Mary Alice Ellis, Jane Johnson and Cecilia Spicer.
A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the Leamond Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter on Brush Creek Rd., Nathalie.
Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hendersonfuneral.net