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William "Bill" Ellis

July 12, 1950 — February 5, 2023

William “Bill” Ellis, age 72 of Buchanan, TN, died Sunday, February 5, 2023, at his residence.

He was the former owner & operator of B&D Bar.  Bill enjoyed fishing and hanging out at his favorite place. Lakeside Bar & Grill.

Bill was born July 12, 1950, in Hoke County, NC, to the late Luther Wesley Ellis and the late Edna Lee Brock.

He is survived by one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Ellis of Pittsburg, PA; and two sons, Jimmy Ellis of Roanoke, VA, and Joe Ellis of Reidsville, NC.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN.  The body is to be cremated.  A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 3:00 pm at Lakeside Bar & Grill, 14120 Highway 79, Buchanan, TN 38222.

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Lakeside Bar & Grill

, Buchanan, TN 38222

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