Daniel Ellard

Daniel Ellard Jr.

Tuesday March 15, 1977 - Tuesday November 17, 2020
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Deceased Name: James Daniel Ellard, Jr.
Date of Birth: Tuesday, March 15, 1977
Date of Death: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Graveside service for James Daniel Ellard, Jr., 43 of Monterey, LA will be held at Ellard Family Cemetery on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 2PM with Bro. Clyde Grammon and Bro. Tim Crooks officiating, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Daniel was born on Tuesday, March 15, 1977 in Natchez, MS and passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his home. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend. Daniel was proud of his special hand-made knives and giving them to his family. He was an outdoorsman, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most of all Daniel loved spending time with his grandson, and teaching him how to fish and run yo-yos. Daniel was a joker and loved to make everyone around him laugh and smile.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Lee Ellard & Leona; maternal grandparents, Clyde Faulkner & Eugenia; brother, Jacob Ellard; special cousin, J.D. Ellard, Jr.; and best friend/brother, Bud Pennington, Jr.

Daniel leaves behind his wife, Lori Ellard; his children, Ethan, Ashlyn, and Colin all of Monterey, LA; three grandchildren, Austin, Jade, and Jazmine; his mother, Connie Ellard Brown & her husband Ray; father, James Daniel Ellard, Sr. & his wife Zona of Monterey, LA; sister, Mary Brooks & her husband Mitch of Monterey, LA; brother, Jason Ellard & his wife Jonah of Kiln, MS; and sister, Jennifer Nations & her husband Clay of Monterey, LA. He leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Those honoring Daniel as pallbearers will be Charlie Sanders, Sean Yarbrough, Jason Coco, David Whatley, Willie Mitchell, and Wilson McMillin.

Honorary pallbearers are Eric Cooper, Levi Ellard, Sr., Ray Brown, and his oilfield brothers.

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