George Edward Ellinger, 62, Middlebury died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 26, 1955, in Goshen, to Wayne and Marjorie (Roderick) Carter.
On March 17, 1994, in Goshen, he married Lori Thornton, who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Shelly (Brad) Garver, Goshen, Kathy (Dave) Eckert, White Pigeon, Michigan; two sons, Jason (Kristin) Ellinger, Middlebury, Kevin (Mariah) Ellinger, Sturgis, Michigan; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and half-brother Lee Ellinger, White Pigeon, Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Ellinger.
He loved fishing, hunting, spending time on the lake and being around his grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, followed by a 7 p.m. memorial service, all at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. Services will be conducted by Pastor David Garty.
Memorials may be given to the funeral home for funeral expenses. Online condolences may be offered at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 6, 2017