Phillip J. Ellison, 59, of Rockford, passed away March 12, 2019. He was born on May 28, 1959 in Rockford to J.C. and Deloris Sue Ann (Armstrong) Ellison. Phillip had a passion for riding his motorcycle and was an avid Detroit Lions, Tigers and Red Wings fan.
Survivors include his brother, Bruce (Teri) Ellison; nephew, Eric Ellison; great-nephew, Henry Ellison; aunt, Barbara Ann Sealey-Cole; half-sister, Tena; numerous cousins. Predeceased by his parents.
A Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the SM & SF Club, 1010 Sandy Hollow Rd., Rockford, Illinois 61109 with a last ride from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.