Ellis Wayne Elkins, age 70, of Dawson Springs, KY, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, IN. Mr. Elkins was born on March 22, 1949 in Hopkinsville, KY to the late Harrison “Harry” Elkins and Elizabeth “Virgie” Deason Elkins. He was the plant manager for Emar in Muncie, IN for many years and also was the “BBQ Man” for Tradewater Barbeque Wagon in Dawson Springs for many years. Mr. Elkins was a member of Landmark Apostolic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years ~ Nancy Bailey Elkins of Dawson Springs, KY; a daughter ~ Elizabeth Elkins of Dawson Springs, KY; a son and daughter-in-law ~ William “Billy” and Linda Elkins of Dawson Springs, KY; two sisters ~ Elizabeth (Lucian Earl) Blaylock of Elkton, KY and Helen Henderson of Christian County, KY; four grandchildren ~ Shelby Elkins, Colton Elkins, Kaylee Franklin and Lilly Felker and one great-granddaughter ~ Olivia Franklin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and six brothers ~ William Elkins, Thomas Elkins, Carroll Elkins, Paul Elkins, Robert Elkins and John Elkins and two infant siblings.
Visitation for Mr. Ellis Wayne Elkins will be on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour at 2:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs, KY with Rev. Robert Akers and Rev. Rusty Akers officiating. Burial will follow at Lafayette Cemetery in Hopkins County, KY.