Ryan John Ellis, 39, of Edwardsville, Ill. passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 in his home.
He was born September 15, 1980 in Springfield, Ill., son of Stephen Patrick Ellis and Charlene (Corso) Klein.
Ryan was an avid Chicago Bears and Cubs fan and he enjoyed being with his family and friends. He was a wonderful father to his three children and loved his dog Barkly. Ryan was adored by his nieces and nephews. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Edwardsville and worked as a Union Laborer.
Ryan is survived by his mother and step father, Charlene and Terry Klein, Pana, Ill.; his three children, Avery Ellis, Eli Ellis, and Emery Ellis; brother, Stephen Ellis, Jr.; sister, Shanel (Scott) Snyders; nephews, Clayton, Dylan, and Parker; nieces, Regan and Paige; step-siblings, Kyle (Erin) Klein, Amy (Tom) Funneman and Andrea Wafford.
He was preceded in death by his father Stephen Ellis, Sr., brother Jason Patrick Ellis, and his grandparents.
A private family service will be held with Rev. Rodney Schwartz officiating and inurnment in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Ill. www.mdfh.com