Gordon Otto Ellison died peacefully in the night at Lake Side Meadows senior living facility in Lake Ozark, Missouri on February 6, 2018 at the age of 80.

Gordon is survived by his wife Frances Ellison, his sister Charlotte Stroud, his son Gordon Ellison and daughters Christine Mills and Laura Henzel. His grandchildren Jennifer Ellison, Amanda Ellison, Emelie Henzel, Adam Henzel, Sarah Henzel, Spencer Mills, Samantha Mills and Gordon Ellison III. His great grandchildren, Arianna and Aaliyah.

Gordon and Fran moved to Columbia, Missouri in 1976 to start a new company, after Gordon retired, they moved to Lake of the Ozarks in 1997. Gordon enjoyed many years of golfing with his friends and boating and fishing with his children and grandchildren while remaining active in the community. Gordon’s final resting place will be at Memorial Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri. He will be missed by all that knew him.