STATE ROAD — Mr. Ellis Claude Hamby, 69, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. Mr. Hamby was born July 1, 1947, in Surry County to Claude and Judy Ellis Hamby. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Mount Airy and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Hamby was a member of Yadkin Masonic Lodge #0162, a member of the NC National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, where he served as state registrar, and a member of the American Legion Post 0336. Survivors include his wife, Joyce N. Hamby of Yadkinville; son, Matthew Ellis Hamby and his wife Anna of East Bend; daughter, Beth H. Charles and her husband Chris of Elkin; sister, Debra Bullard and her husband Thomas of Yadkinville; and grandchildren, Xan Charles and Lizzy Charles. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at 4 p.m. at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Alex Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Sons of the American Revolution - Yadkin Valley Chapter, 809 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202; or a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made to www.elkinfuneralservice.com . Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.
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