Ellis Sylvia Leoni

August 29, 1938 - October 5, 2022
Ellis Sylvia Leoni

Ellis S. Leoni, 84, a resident of Chocowinity, NC, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 At ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

No services are scheduled at this time.

He was born August 29, 1938 to the late Reno and Willie May Leoni. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by a brother: Donald Leoni; and a half-sister: Lucille Rose.

Ellis is survived by his wife Lida Smith Leoni; two daughters: Misty Lanning and husband Brian, Cindy Foxe; two grandsons: James Fox and wife Diamond of Pennsylvania; Jonathan Fox; a granddaughter: Victoria Fox and husband John Elliott of Pennsylvania; a great granddaughter: Ruby Fox; a niece, and countless nephews.

Ellis was a loving and dedicated family man. His unexpected passing had devastated them and left them with many expenses. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting donations for medical and other expenses and may be made by CLICKING HERE

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is proud to assist the Leoni family.

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  • October 06, 2022
    Kathy Dupree says:
    So very sorry for your loss. Praying the wonderful memories made will help make each day a little easier.

  • October 06, 2022
    Wendy Ditto says:
    So sorry for your special loss. May God bless you during this most difficult time

  • October 06, 2022
    Allena Boyd says:
    Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • October 06, 2022
    John and Pat Walker says:
    Misty, we are so sorry for your family’s loss. We pray for God’s peace and comfort in the coming days.

  • October 05, 2022
    Sandy Hedgepeth says:
    Misty so sorry for the loss of your daddy. May God comfort you and your family in the days ahead.Love thoughts and prayers