Jason Ellis, 33, of Bardstown, died Saturday May 25, 2013. He was born September 22, 1979 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a police officer for the Bardstown Police Department, a K-9 officer, a 1998 graduate of Glen Este High in Cincinnati where he was a first team all-city in 1998 and player of the year in the Queen City Conference, played baseball for what is now the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky., and in the minor league Billings Mustangs in Montana, and active in youth sports in Nelson County as a coach. He is a member of the N.N.D.D.A. K-9 association, local Fraternal Order of Police # 43, Special Response Team, and attended Bloomfield Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles D. Ellis; maternal grandfather, Eugene Heming; maternal grandmother, Grace Marie Heming; and paternal grandmother, Anna Lou Ellis.
He is survived by his wife, Amy Phillips Ellis; two sons, Hunter Ellis and Parker Ellis all of Bloomfield; mother, Pamela Sue Dearwester of Cincinnati; two sisters, Kelly (Andy) Ellis Eastman, and Lacey (Brandon) Ellis Young of Amelia, Ohio; three nieces; and four nephews.
His funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday May 30, 2013 at Parkway Baptist Church of Bardstown, with burial in Highview Cemetery, Chaplin, Ky. Visitation will be 2 - 8 pm Wednesday at Parkway Baptist Church of Bardstown.
Memorial contributions may go to Supporting Heroes, PO Box 991547, Louisville, Ky. 40269-1547.
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