Ellis Randolph Bickley, age 72, of Louisa, passed away, Sunday, April 26, 2009, at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.
Ellis was born October 11, 1936, in Louisa. He was a deacon at Waldrop Baptist Church, in Louisa where he worshiped his entire life. He was an avid farmer and loved spending time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father: Lynwood W. Bickley; and a brother: Hershal Bickley.
Survivors include his mother: Martha C. Bickley; a daughter: Connie Collier and husband Dewey, of Louisa; a brother: Wayne Harvey Bickley, of Louisa; two sisters: Betty Jean Fitch, of Wilson, North Carolina, and Marie Thomas, of Louisa; and a granddaughter: Emilee Madison Collier; two nephews: Brian and John; four nieces: Melissa, Betsy, Pam, and Carolyn; a special friend: Carrie Daichman.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2009 at Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Woodward Funeral Home with Rev. Hubert Hart and Rev. Sherry Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Louisa.
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