Services: Have been held.
Robert J. Ellison, 79, of Galveston, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2005, at UTMB Hospital in Galveston, Texas.
He was born on March 4, 1926, in Lorenzo, Texas.
He was a resident of Galveston since 1968. He served in the U. S. Army and retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1969 with over 24 years of service. During his time in the service he was awarded the American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and Army Commendation Medal, family members said.
Survivors include a daughter, Rita Crouse of Alabama; a son, Kent Ellis (and wife, Jan) of Flagstaff, Ariz.; a sister; a brother; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial was at Houston National Cemetery in Houston.
Arrangements were by Malloy and Son Funeral Home of Galveston, Texas.