On Monday, September 14th, 2020, Mr. Joseph William Ellis of Kennesaw, Georgia passed away at the age of 88. Joe was born on November 22nd, 1931 to Mr. John Olin Ellis and Mrs. Margie Thomas Ellis and raised jointly by his Aunt, Mrs. Lura Ellis Guess, and Uncle, Mr. Charlie J. Guess. Joe enlisted in the United States Navy in 1951 and served over 25 years on several ships, including the USS Saratoga. After his Navy career, he went on to manage mechanical and electrical operations at Kennestone Hospital. In his retirement, he enjoyed living in the country and spending time with his family and friends. Joe was generous and reverent of the Lord, and he will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Tina Ellis, the mother of his children, Delsi Ellis- son, Joseph Leroy Ellis, and his sister, Carolyn Ellis Kemp. He is survived by his daughter- Barbara Ellis Combs [Jon Yoder], sons- Richard Ellis [Trina], Ramon Inisin [Maryann], and Perry Ellis [Kathi], grandchildren- Hailey Ellis [Mark Musielak], Ramon Paul Inisin, Jamie Inisin, Conner Ellis, Lauren Ellis, and Jonathan Savitz, great granddaughter- Thalia Musielak, nurse- Christy Ragsdale, and several cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.