Maurice Eugene Ellington, age 83, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal life, Thursday evening, June 9, 2022, at McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital. He was born May 24, 1939 in Rushville, Indiana to Oscar W. and Leola L. (Sanderson) Ellington. Maurice was a 1957 graduate of Richmond Senior High School. After graduating, Maurice joined the United States Army.
Maurice was a Senior Value Engineer at General Electric in Cincinnati, Ohio for 32 years. He was a member of the Pharoah’s Car Club in Swanton and Valleywood Golf Club. Maurice enjoyed racing late model stock cars and also held his pilots license.
Maurice is survived by his children, Ramona (Rod) Fogarty, Radonna Winters and Randy (Becky Burruss) Ellington; brother, Jim Ellington; sisters, Lela Pope, Virginia Keesling, Shirley Knipp and Mary Ellington; soulmate, Gloria Smith; multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Maurice was preceded in death by his parents; and his infant brother.
Burial will take place in Indiana with private graveside services.