Kevin Robert Ellis

Kevin Robert Ellis, 58, passed away peacefully June 28, 2013 in Bryan, Texas. Kevin was born March 12, 1955 in Baytown, Texas to Rennie Alton Ellis Jr. and Elizabeth Keith Ellis. He leaves a loving wife, Debra Lynne Ellis; daughters, Ashley Nicole Ellis and Natalie Kay Ellis; grandchildren, Braden Matthew Gipson, Emalie Dean Gipson, and Kaydence Jo Ellis; brother, David Rennie Ellis and wife, Patti, and their children, David Rennie “Bo” Ellis, Molly Christine Bass and Emily Blair Bass, in addition to extended family members and good friends.

Kevin was raised in Baytown, Texas and enjoyed a long and successful career with G B Biosciences. He will be long remembered for his quick and ready sense of humor and beautiful woodworking, many of which are already family heirlooms.

A private family burial will be held at a later date at the Hill of Rest Cemetery in Baytown, Texas. Kevin will be laid to rest in the Ellis Family section in a plot adjoining his grandparents, Rennie Alton Ellis, Sr. and Louella Ellis and maternal great grandparents, Theodore Alexander Griffin and Lu Ella Oliver Griffin and other family members.

The family would like to extend their most sincere gratitude to the staff of Hospice Brazos Valley for their most exceptional care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you please consider a contribution to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803.


  1. We had the pleasure of working with Kevin for many years. He was an ultimate professional who strived for maintainiong the safest and most reliable working enviroment @ GB Biosciences.
    He will be greatly missed.
    Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, I’m so sorry for the loss of your son, Kevin, for I know what you are going through. I’m sure your hearts are heavier than you ever thought possible. My prayers go out to all of you. May you somehow find peace within.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during your most difficult loss. Kevin was admired and respected by his friends at GB Biosciences. He was a joy to work with and a true gentleman. He will be missed. God bless you all and may he hold & comfort you in his care and fill your hearts with fond memories as you grieve your loss.

  4. I did not know Kevin for very long before he left GBB because I was fairly new. Kevin was a gentleman and that says a lot these days.He was such a sweet man and helped me understand so much about the plant, which has helped so much in the last year or so. My prayers are with your family at such a sad time. May God bless you and hold you.

  5. To the Ellis Family, we are sorry to hear of the loss of Kevin. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Kevin’s passing. He was a joy to work with and was eager to help out in any way he could. Just a great guy. I hope the family will find peace and comfort at this difficult time. You will always have those precious memories.

  7. Yesterday, I was very sorry to hear of the loss of Kevin. His family is in our thoughts and prayers. Kevin was good man that I could always trust to have the answers and get the job done. It was a joy to have him as an employee and consider him a friend. I enjoyed the many conversations we had over the years I knew him.

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