He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Christine (Manacap) Tuttle; 2 daughters, Sandy (Bob) Kennard of Attica, Teresa (Jeff) Stoller of Willard; 4 grandchildren, April Horne (Jim), Zachary Stoller, Kurt Echelberry, Lauren Stoller; 2 great grandchildren, Austin and Luke Horne.
Ellis was preceded in death by his first wife, Isabel (Daniels) Tuttle; his parents; 6 brothers, Buck, Carl, Burton, Orville, Wayne, and Holly Tuttle; and a sister, Artie May Tuttle.
Friends may gather at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM and 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Willard United Baptist Church in Willard with Rev. Danny Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com