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“So sorry for your loss.may God bless y'all and help you you through your time of sorrow. ”
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“you will be deeply missed, thanks for the laughter and friendship you gave of yourself! ”
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Daniel L. "Spanky" Ellison, age 46, of Lafayette, passed away at 12:10 p.m. on Monday, July 9, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital. Born on February 16, 1966 in Lafayette, he was the son of Brenda (Smith) Butcher of Lafayette and the late Vernon Ellison.
He worked for Dave Stacy Construction and then as a mechanic for Mr. Steve's Rental for two years. He attended First Assembly of God Church. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and working on cars.
Surviving with his mother and stepfather, Tommy Butcher, are two step-daughters, Maria Winters and Summer Oaks both of Lafayette; his sister, Jennifer Ellison of Lafayette; two half brothers, Billy and Vernon Ginn and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Michael Ellison.

Visitation Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m. at Hippensteel Funeral Home, funeral service at 2 p.m. with Celebrant Carla Ellis officiating. Burial to follow at North Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at