Obituary for Lee Edward Ellcessor

Posted on January 20, 2021

Lee Edward Ellcessor age 88 of Forest, died at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay on Jan. 16, 2021.
He was born June 4, 1932 in Lawrence Co., OH to the late Edward and Inez (Danford) Ellcessor. Lee married Mary Lou Smithson. Lee loved with all he had his daughters Lee Ellen (Brent) Spain, Forest and Lori Kolhoff, Mt. Blanchard, 5 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, sisters Pat Farmer, Brenda (Stan) Howell, Linda Ellcessor, brothers Lindsey Ellcessor and Louis Ellcessor. He is preceded in death by a son Eddie Lee and a daughter Mary Margaret, brothers Lloyd Ellcessor, Larry Ellcessor and a sister Betty Bacon.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Lee retired from United Aircraft Products, Forest. He was a life member of Forest VFW.

Lee liked to go to sales with his brother Lloyd. His enjoyments were watching Jeopardy and The Andy Griffin Show. He was a giving person and liked by all.

A special thanks to his dialysis girls at the U.S. Renal Care in Findlay.

A visitation will be held Saturday January 23, 2021 from 10am until noon at Clark Shields Funeral Home. A funeral will start at noon with Pastor David Odegard officiating. Burial will follow at Hueston Cemetery.
Casual dress attire and Covid-19 guidelines will be followed
Memorial contributions may be made to Hardin County Council on Aging or Jackson Forest EMS in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St. Forest, OH 45843. To extend a condolence or share a memory visit

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