Herman Eugene Ellison, age 77, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away at his home October 10, 2014. Herman was born February 21, 1937, in Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, to Thelma and Vic Ellison.
Herman married Rosie Parker on October 11, 1958. To this union one son was born. They were married 56 years.
Herman worked for Haven Steel Company for 25 years. He was a hard worker. He loved car racing, hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and playing cards.
Preceding Herman in death were his parents.
Survivors include his son, Rick Ellison of El Dorado Springs, MO; two grandsons: Logan Ellison and Chadd Ellison; one granddaughter, Briony (Kenneth) Acton; one great-granddaughter, Ashton Acton; one brother, Truman (Beverly) Ellison of El Dorado Springs, MO; and one sister, Bonnie (Richard) Mitchell of Koshkonong, MO.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday, October 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness). Rev. Wendell Daniel and Rev. Brent Bland will officiate. Jeanne Ellison will provide music. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are: Victor Ellison, Shawn Sanders, Kevin Collins, Kyle Collins, Dale Hamby and Kenneth Acton.