VALPARAISO, IN - Joseph 'Joey' Michael Ellis III, 34, of Valparaiso IN passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at his home. Born on November 26, 1983 in Valparaiso, IN, to Terri Hughes and Joseph Jr. and Maureen Ellis.
Joey graduated from Valparaiso High School in 2002 and from Ivy Tech in 2006. He currently worked for Hanson Logistics in Hobart, IN. Joey was a loving son, great husband and wonderful father to his two daughters he adored. He always had a kind word to say about everyone and was very well liked by all who knew him. He will be forever missed.
Survived by wife, Elaina Ellis of Valparaiso, IN; daughters, Jayce and Emalyn Ellis of Valparaiso, IN; parents, Terri Hughes of Valparaiso, IN, Joseph Jr. and Maureen Ellis of Valparaiso, IN; siblings, Christina Ellis of Valparaiso, IN, Jennifer (Patrick) Holton of Valparaiso, IN; grandparent, Bernie Weekley; nephews, Dillon Ellis of Valparaiso, IN, Reece and Hayden Holton of Valparaiso, IN, Keagan Holton of Iowa; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Joseph and Patricia Ellis; maternal grandparent, Victor Weekley; niece and nephew, Victoria and Edd Pack; uncle, Charles Ellis.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the DYKES FUNERAL HOME, 2305 N. Campbell St., Valparaiso IN. Interment, Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso IN. Friends may call on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Dykes Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Arrangements made by Dykes Funeral Home Inc., Valparaiso IN, (219) 462-3125.