Mr. William “Willie” Ellison, the son of William Ellison and Viola Davis Curtis was born February 23, 1937, in Darlington, South Carolina. He passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
He gained his formal education in Darlington County Public Schools.
He was joined in holy matrimony to the late Lillie Mae Graham Ellison.
William was employed with Wilbert Vault Company for more than thirty years.
William an avid fisherman, called himself the Barbeque Pitmaster.
“Jitt” as he was affectionately called was very outspoken and was considered the jokester of the family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Mae; his parents; two brothers, Henry Davis and Moses Curtis; and two sisters, Julia Curtis Ward and Mollie Davis Cuttino.
Jitt leaves to cherish his precious memories: a daughter, Georgiann Robinson of Florence, South Carolina; a son, Edward Graham of Florence, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Lakesha (Russell) Cain of Florence, South Carolina, Kendell (Crystal) Ellerbe, and Justin (Kristy) Ellerbe of Carrollton, Georgia; eight great grandchildren, Calesha Brown, Ka’nesha Fulton, Kentara Fulton, Paris Ellerbe, Jayden Ellerbe, Jeramiah Ellerbe, Kendell Ellerbe, Jr., and Janelle Ellerbe; two sisters, Sadie Curtis of Darlington, South Carolina and Martha Davis Hickson of Florence, South Carolina; three brothers, Brady Curtis of Darlington, South Carolina, Elijah Curtis and Jerry Curtis both of Damariscotta, Maine; and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.
Please keep the family of William Ellison in your thoughts and prayers