ELLIS, Raymond E., age 73, of Dayton, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012. He was born December 11, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sharon Ellis; children, Bryan (Janet) Ellis, Craig (Susan) Ellis and Daryl (Amber) Ellis; 8 grandchildren, Andrew, Jacob, Kaitlin, Caroline, Shelby Steiner, Jesse, Emily, Braden and one on the way; one brother, Carl Ellis; numerous other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl E. and Viola Ellis; two brothers, Robert and Elmer Ellis. Burial will follow in Willow View Cemetery. If desired, donations may be made to The Hospice of Dayton or Autism Society of Dayton.