Lonnie Ellerby Jr.
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mr. Lonnie Ellerby, Jr., 87, who entered into rest October 10, 2016 will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the Posey Funeral Chapel. Chaplain Dexter Lamber officiating. Interment will be private. Mr. Ellerby was a native of Dillon, SC, a former resident of Brooklyn, NY, having made Beech Island his home for the past 20 years. He retired as a supervisor in property management and was a member of New Holly United Methodist Church, Dillon, SC. Mr. Ellerby was a loving father and grandfather who loved fishing and baseball. He was preceded in death by his wife Arlene Boozer Ellerby. Survivors include four daughters, Hope Glover (Damien), Beech Island, SC, Lonice Ellerby, Newark, NJ, Dorothy Kimbrough Alexis, Newark, NJ and Amy Ellerby Racine, Columbia, SC; a son, Paul Kimbrough (Shameeka), Tallahassee, FL; two sisters, Vassie Mae Crawford, Ft. Myers, FL and Mary Johnson, Greenville, SC; three brothers, James Ellerby, Lynchburg, VA, Kerry Ellerby, Brooklyn, NY and Bishop Ellerby, Danville, VA; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 until 8. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at www.poseycares.com
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