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“I'm saddened to ear about the passing of Roger Ellis. I will surely be praying for his family and friends.I went to school with Roger Ellis's...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Kendal Ray - Angier, NC

“I just found out about the death of Roger. Prayers and thoughts are with your entire family. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jo Ann Hardee - Clayton, NC

“We're sure that Roger will be missed by all those around him. We'll keep your family in our prayers. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Linda and Charles Holmes - GA

“Roger was a lot of fun to be around. He will be greatly missed. He and his family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: BILL SMITH - Morganton, NC

“Roger will be greatly missed by all of us at the Nash County Tax Department who were blessed to know him. He was always gracious, kind and a joy to...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: donna tinsley - nashville, NC

“I will always remember that Roger Ellis was the first neighbor to welcome us to downtown Clayton when we moved into our home in May of 2010. He was...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Jan Hardison - Clayton, NC

“He will be missed and his family will be in my prayers. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Chris Ferriss - Locust, NC - Work

“Roger and I worked for 6 years together, he in personal property and I in Real Property. No man had a better knowledge of Personal than Roger Ellis....Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: John Erhardt - Raleigh, NC

“When Roger graduated from Clayton High School, I was just entering the 9th grade. I have not seen Roger since 1957 and it is amazing to realize that...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Frank Tew

“Roger was the instructor for the Business Personal Property Course in 1985. The class was held in Greensboro and he was my favorite instructor as I...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Dale Teal - Raeford, NC

“Sorry to hear of Roger's passing. He will be missed by those in the tax profession. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Thomas Bernard - Yanceyville, NC

“I met Roger in 1979 when I became Tax Supervisor for Yadkin County. Over the years he has always been someone I could turn to for help with any...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Phyllis Adams - Yadkinville, NC

“Roger was a great guy and will be missed by all. I met him whenever I began work in the Harnett County Tax Office in 1988. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Tony Wilder - Lillington, NC

“I will miss Roger. I have known Roger for 36 years from his day with DOR and TMA. He was a teacher, mentor and a friend. I will miss him. Bill...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Bill & Cheryl Doolittle - NC

“I met Roger 13 years ago at an Assessor's meeting in Indiana. 4 months later I went to work for TMA. I have Roger to thank for getting me where I am...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: John Shelton - Mill Creek, IN

“I worked with Roger at TMA. He was a great leader and extremely knowledgeable of his profession. So sorry to hear of his passing. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Larry Brandon

“Don't see y'all enough to share what is happening in each others lives.arthur and i were so sorry to see the obit for your father's death .May God...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: marion Townsend - clayton, NC

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Roger Wayne Ellis, 73, passed away Thursday. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 Sunday at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with entombment to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
Surviving are his son Craig Ellis and fiancée Maribel of Clayton, Daugter, Elizabeth E. Driver and husband Joey of Clayton. Sisters, Joyce Marshburn of Clayton and Christine Langford of Clayton. Grandchildren, Olivia Driver and John Craig Ellis II.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-2 pm at McLaurin Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made to the family at