Funeral Services for Wiley Curtis Ellerbe will be at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe. Burial with full military honors will be at the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Rayville, La.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until service time Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe.
Wiley Curtis Ellerbe was born February 22, 1946 in Quanah, Texas and passed away December 10, 2022 in Monroe, LA at the age of 76. He lived his last years at the Northeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.
Curtis served his country in the U.S. Army first from 1964 to 1967 as a Finance Clerk in Saigon, Viet Nam. He then re joined the Army from 1980-1984 as a Calibration Technician T.M.D.E. in Hannah, Germany and as an instructor at Lowery Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado.
Curtis worked for the local newspaper, The News Star. He ended his work career retiring from the U.S. Postal Service in the Monroe office.
He was preceded in death by his parents; R.A. and Thelma Ellerbe, Brother Henry Ellerbe, Sisters Mary Jordan, Patricia Wyatt and Sherry Cannon.
Curtis leaves behind his wife of 49 years, Patsy Guess Ellerbe, two brothers, Dean and Ricky Ellerbe, and two sisters Marie and Rebecca Ellerbe.
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