Ellis Arthur, Jr., 50, of Plum Ridge passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital in Jasper. The family will greet friends on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. at Shultz Funeral Home in Jasper. On Saturday, December 7, 2019 the family will greet friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Tabernacle in Orange.
A native of Orange, TX, resident of Mauriceville, TX for many years. Ellis was born on April 15, 1969 to Frank Ellis Arthur Sr. & Francine Marie Hudnall. He spent his life as a Fabricator at American Airboats. Survivors include his wife Malissa Waterbury Arthur of Plum Ridge, TX; his mother Francine Todd & husband Clifton of Plum Ridge, TX; five sons Colby Lee Breaux of Vidor, TX, Kyle Waterbury of Plum Ridge, TX, Justin Waterbury of Hobbs, NM, Trey Arthur of Plum Ridge, TX and Jayson Waterbury of Hobbs, NM; a daughter Lindsey Arthur of Mauriceville, TX; a brother Clint Arthur & wife Sarah of Bastrop, TX; as well as a sister Celest Rouse & husband Steve of Jasper, TX. Condolences may be posted at www.shultzfuneralhomeofjasper.com or on Facebook at Shultz Funeral Home & Crematory.