May 8, 1966 —- August 28, 2021
Stephen was born in Joplin Mo at Oak Hill Hospital on May 8th 1966 to James R and Mary L. Ellis who preceded his passing. He is survived by 3 brothers. Mitch Ellis of Joplin, Todd Ellis and wife Dianne of Joplin, David Ellis and wife Tammy of Duenweg and sister Susan Ellis Owens and husband Mike of Texas. He is also survived by his Aunt Suzanne and husband Joe Gray of Kansas City and his Uncle Raymond and wife Donna Esterline of Denver, along with nieces, and nephews and many cousins throughout the Midwest, OK and TX.
Stephen was a member of the Cherokee Nation and descendant to Charlotte Chopper of The Trail of Tears.
Stephen enjoyed bowling and golfing with family and friends in leagues and tournaments all through his youth. Being quite accomplished, Stephen acquired several “300” rings and trophy’s demonstrating his skills, often downplayed by his humbleness.
Please come and join our Family’s celebration and sharing of life.
Date: Saturday Sept. 18th 2021
Time: 10am at Ozark Memorial Park Mausoleum.
We love and miss you baby brother!!