Frank P. Ellois Sr.

Frank Peter Joseph Ellois, Sr. was born on November 6, 1947, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the union of August Ellois, Sr. and Eunice C. Valdry Ellois Smith. He departed this life at his home on March 1, 2018. Frank was christened at Saint Francis Xavier as a baby in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He married his high school sweetheart, Alice Brooks Ellois in June 1969. He later married Vera L. Hamilton on June 26, 1993, in Baton Rouge, La. Frank was educated in East Baton Rouge Parish and graduated from McKinley High School with the Class of 1966. Frank attended Southern University. Frank joined the United States Air Force in 1968 and retired as a First Sargent in August 1988. After retiring, Frank worked for the United States Postal Service where he retired as a Letter Carrier in 2009. He was a member of American Legion Post 505.Frank's memory will be cherished by his wife: Vera; children: Cheryl Ellois-Ventress (Derek), Katrina Z. Lewis (Rickey), Frank P Ellois, Jr.; five grandchildren: Breanna Marie Ventress, Lauryn Kori Ventress, Rickey Lewis, Jr., Christian Jackson Lewis, Madison Ruth Ann Lewis; a brother, Sidney Ellois, Sr. (Geraldine), 2 Sisters-in-Law, 5 Brothers-in-Law, and a host of nieces and nephews; and numerous other family members and friends. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather (Riley O. Smith); two brothers, August Jr., Leon; and a grandchild, Corey D. Ventress. Viewing will held Wed., Mar. 7, 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00 and services will be held Thur., Mar. 8, 2018 at 11:00 at Hall Davis & Son, 9348 Scenic Hwy., B.R., LA 70807.

Funeral Home

Hall Davis & Son Funeral Services
9348 Scenic Highway Baton Rouge, LA 70807
(225) 778-1612

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 3 to Mar. 8, 2018