Jerome “Jay” Ellison of Peoria, Arizona passed away April 13, 2016 at age 65. He is survived by his wife, Michele; two children, Jared and Jaime, and their families; two brothers, Tim and Bill, and their children. He had two grandsons, Christian and Taylor, whom he dearly loved.
Mr. Ellison was born in Pontiac, Mich. He and his wife moved to Arizona in 1976. He served in law enforcement 37 years. He retired from Maricopa County Sheriff Office, and later, City of Peoria Police Department. He was a family man, and will be missed greatly by his family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. April 19 at Community of Grace Lutheran Church. Burial will take place 1:30 p.m. at the National Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simply Cremation & Funeral Arrangements.