Yancy Dean Ellis Sr.

Yancy Dean Ellis Sr.

Yancy Dean Ellis Sr., 61, of Borger, Texas passed away on Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

Yancy was born February 28,1960 to Charles Ware Ellis and Margaret Ludeke in Waco, Texas. Yancy loved being a Poppaw to Aspen, Blake, Adalynn, Oliver and Annie. He loved spending time with his family and friends. His strength and many other endearing qualities will live on for generations to come.

He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He loved to tinker with cars and had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved his “baby”, his wife Brenda of 23 years. He enjoyed watching wrestling, had a passion for cooking for his family and friends. He was a jack of all trades who would do anything for anyone. He loved his Country. His heart was as big as Texas.

Yancy was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Joe Ed Ellis and Adam Wade Ellis.

Yancy is survived by his beloved wife, Brenda; his children, Yancy Ellis Jr., Kayleigh Ellis, Christopher Ridings, Rebecca Ridings Coffee; his siblings, Sandra Parker, Penny Ellis, Danny Ellis, Charles Ellis, Sherry McCrary and Ricky McCrary,

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to be made to $redfrozti CashApp.


  1. Sandra Parker

    I can say as baby sister I have many of him being my defender He flunked out of a couple of grades taking care of me, dancing together at the Melody Ranch

  2. Brenda

    I will forever love you and miss you baby. I’m soooooooooo sorry ?

  3. Kathy Roskydal

    He will be greatly missed by his family that loved him dearly. The only scars that are holding him now are the scars in heaven. RIP

  4. Erma Emberton

    And he was a good man and he loved everybody and had such a great sense of humor.

  5. Pam

    He was a very special guy had love for his family and friends
    Always there if you needed him you will be missed

  6. Rebecca Coffee

    Fly High and soar with the Eagles!!

    Rest easy, until we meet again!


  7. Sean Conway

    Rest In Heavenly Peace Yancy. Although we never had the chance of meeting, I spoke to you through the glass doors and prayed for you. I’m sure you know Brenda is a very strong woman and was there every single day for you, she loves you deeply , I’m sure you know that. Let her know that your in peace Yancy, maybe send a cardinal her way , letting her know that your watching her.
    My sincere condolences to the family and to Brenda.

  8. B Ellis

    Nine weeks today my love, I’m just as broken as day one.

    I miss you horribly.

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