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Arthur R. Ellis, Sr. 1969 - 2012 Kansas City, Kansas

Arthur R. Ellis, Sr., 68, Kansas City, Kansas, formerly of Basehor, Kansas, died Friday, October 12, 2012.
He was born February 16, 1944 to Charles E. and Marjorie L. (Prehn) Ellis in Kansas City, Kansas. He married JoAnn (Hooter) Ellis on December 27, 1969, who survives of the home.
Arthur served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He then worked as a sales representative for CISCO for 25 years.
Mr. Ellis was a member of United Methodist Church; Basehor Kiwanis Club; and Basehor United Methodist Menís Group.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Marjorie Ellis.
Survivors include his three children, Amy R. Pierson, Phoenix, Arizona; Arthur R. Ellis, Jr., Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Kristin A. Ellis, Alexandria, Virginia; his brother, John C. Ellis, Brownsville, Texas; and his sister, Becky Kinnally, Orlando, Florida.
Mr. Ellis was a member of the Kansas Cremation Service. Memorial Services: 4:00 P.M., Thursday at Basehor United Methodist Church, Basehor, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to Basehor United Methodist Church or The American Cancer Society. Online guestbook and obituary at www. kansascremation.com.
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