Dirk W. Hunter-Ellis(1959 - 2017)

Dirk W. Hunter-Ellis, 57 went to meet his heavenly father on May 22, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents Gloria Matthews, Clarence Ray Ellis; his step parents, Jeff Matthews, Delores Ellis; his brother, Gayland Hunter and his sister Sherrie Hunter.

Dirk was born on October 24, 1959 in Tacoma, Washington. He lived in Colorado Springs for 21 years and also resided in Tacoma, WA and San Jose, CA.

Dirk married the love of his life, Debbie (Eden) Hunter-Ellis on August 10, 1985 in Marysville, CA. Dirk was the father of three daughters.

Dirk was a Sales Manager Consultant for Spring Leaf Financial and enjoyed serving and helping people. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., enjoyed hiking, golfing, and he was an avid sportsman. His true passion was spending time with his family.

Dirk leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Debbie Hunter-Ellis; his daughters, Tamisha Hunter-Ellis of Stone Mountain, Ga, Brittany (Darryn) Hamilton of San Antonio, TX,, Brigette Robinson of Colorado Springs; his three grandchildren; his brothers, Darrell (Paulette) Hunter of Seattle, WA, Ronald (Jeanette) Hunter of Tacoma, WA; his sisters, Terri Hunter and Ebe Jackson-Hunter of Tacoma, WA, Sherri (Maurice) Sanders of Corona, CA, Glyness Ellis of Winchester, CA, Kelly Acosta of Cerritos, CA and many loving nieces, nephews and friends.

A visitation will be held on May 30, 2017 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors, 1104 S. Circle Drive, Colorado Springs. A Memorial Service will be held on May 31 at Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 3615 Vickers Drive, Colorado Springs, 80918 at 11:00 am. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Scholarship fund: Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter, P.O. Box 15083, Colorado Springs, CO 80935.

Memories and Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.angelusfuneraldirectors.com.

Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors, Inc.

1104 S. Circle Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80910

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Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors and Cremation Services
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Published in The Gazette on May 26, 2017