Ronnie (Pee Wee) Ellwanger
Date: August 04, 2015 06:50PM
Ronald Gene (Pee Wee) Ellwanger, 79, of Roanoke, Va., passed away at his residence on Friday, July 31, 2015, in Roanoke.
Born on August 12, 1935, in Roanoke, he was the son of Gene Ellwanger and Louise Clinebell Ellwanger Thompson.
He drove stock cars for many years and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Survivors include one son, Curtis Ellwanger of Salem; two daughters, Carolyn E. Simmons of Botetourt County, and Chris Ellwanger and husband, Gary Lefler, of Charlotte, N.C.; five grandchildren, Paige, Nicole, Jonathan, Olivia and Madison; and four great-grandchildren.
There will be a time of family visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, 2015, at Family Choice Funerals and Cremations, 4922 Valley View Blvd., Roanoke.
Editorial note: Ronnie (Pee Wee) was an agent in ROA before I transferred to INT in 1957. He was one of the best operations forms agents we had at the time plus he was an outstanding person.