Mr. Doyle Ellison

June 17, 1929April 5, 2019

Doyle Willard Ellison, 89, of Oak Hill, WV passed away on Friday, April 5th, 2019. He was born June 17th, 1929 to the late Demi Mae Ellison Bostic Ellison. Doyle was a retired coal miner, having worked for West Moreland for 20 years. He also served for 2 years in the U.S. Army prior to the mines. He enjoyed attending flea markets and buying cars. Doyle was a member of the Oak Hill Apostolic Holiness Church. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his first wife Norma Ellison, his second wife Virginia Ellen Royal Mazur Ellison, an infant girl, Connie Ellison, son Joe Ellison and a daughter Vanesa Via. Those left to cherish his memory are daughters Brenda Neff of Fayetteville, Becky Dillon of Fayetteville and Rita Hylton (J.R.) of South Carolina, sons Terry Smith (Marie) of Fayetteville, Sherman Smith (Norma) of Fayetteville, Gary Smith of Oak Hill, Rex Ellison (Dawn) of Shady Springs, Shawn Mazur of Princeton and daughter Sandra Passmore of Georgia. Also left to cherish Doyle’s memory are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM on Tuesday, April 9th at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park in Fayetteville. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 8th from 6-8 PM. For those wishing to express condolences to the Ellison family, you may do so by visiting our website at Arrangements have been entrusted to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.


  • Visitation Monday, April 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Mr. Doyle Ellison

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Lori Robinson

April 10, 2019

I'm so very sorry for the loss of ur Father/Grandfather. Your family will be in my Prayers.

Wilda (Bunchie) Talley

April 6, 2019

Doyle was always the same,very friendly and could out talk the best of us! He was with my dad Carl Ellison when my dad drove to Jefferson NC to snatch my brother Bob from his grandma's yard when my brother was four years old.he had some stories to tell! He will be missed

Bobby Atha

April 5, 2019

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Doyle. We are praying for you....-Donna Roger n Bobby

Beverly Ann Gover

April 5, 2019

Always remembering as a kind man with a loving heart... remember mom and dad taking us to his house as kids...& alaways remember he loved to eat breakfast with mom n dad...& the stories he n dad talked while working in the mines & their rides to work too.he will surely n greatly be miss by our family! The Nelson family Mable Dee n kids