Rex Van Ellis, 83 of Brevard passed away at his residence on October 24, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Transylvania County he was a son of the late Sam Van and Pauline Honeycutt Ellis. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Larry Ellis.
Rex served in the US Army during the Korean War. He traveled the US working as a welder and pipefitter. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving him are two sisters, Shirley Aiken and husband Earl of Brevard and Peggy O’Shields of Etowah; and several nieces and nephews.
Private service will be held at a later date