Lawrence Ellis Death – Obituary News: Lawrence Ellis, owner of Marty’s BBQ in Wilson has passed away.

By | September 22, 2021

Lawrence Ellis Death – Obituary News: Lawrence Ellis, owner of Marty’s BBQ in Wilson has passed away.

We are sad to report that Lawrence Ellis, owner of Marty’s BBQ in Wilson has passed away, according to the following statements posted on social media on September 22. 2021.

Lawrence Ellis, owner of Marty’s BBQ in Wilson, died Tuesday, according to a post on the restaurant Facebook page. The post did not list the cause of death for Ellis. It said the restaurant would be closed Wednesday to allow family to mourn. Lawrence Ellis followed his father, Bill Ellis, into the barbecue business with Marty’s, serving up eastern North Carolina-style barbecue, fried chicken and traditional sides in Wilson over 30 years.

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Condolences – Comments and Reactions.

Our prayers and thoughts go out to Wanda Ellis and family! Very sorry to hear about the passing of Lawrence Ellis. I think Wanda described Lawrence best in a television interview when she called him a true warrior! That he was! What a great family! God bless!
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Marty’s BBQ wrote
It is with much sorrow that I have to announce that in the early hours of this morning I was informed that Lawrence Ellis had passed away.
We ask not only for prayers for the family at this time but also that we all respect the family’s privacy as they mourn their loss.
Joyner’s Funeral home will be handling the arrangements and we will post more information as we receive it.
The restaurant will be closed today and also the day of the funeral.
Thank you for your prayers and understanding at this very sad time.Helen Gant wrote
I am so sorry for your great loss. Wanda Page Ellis and your family are in my deepest prayers. Love and hugs. Praying.

Cheryl Williams Tortora wrote
It is heartbreaking to hear this news.This is a very devestating loss for the family and for the whole community of Wilson. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family. God called home a wonderful man, Father, boss, and friend. Lawrence will be greatly missed. May Lawrence Rest in God’s Heavenly Peace.

Reginia Atwater wrote
I didn’t know this young man but was so glad to hear he had opened up a restaurant, after dealings his family endured. To hear of this information 20 minutes ago, it hurt me to my heart, may God continue to be with his family, friends and love ones and comfort them in Jesus Name I Pray.

Keverick KC Simmons wrote
By far this hits home. I’ve grown very fond of the Ellis family over the years. This is my favorite bbq restaurant. My family and I ride up at least twice a month to grab some of this delicious food. My prayers will continue for Mr. Ellis’ family. He’s definitely made an impact in my family’s life. Rest In Peace.



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R.I.P LAWRENCE Ellis u was such a great boss an friend to me u was there when it counted the most an I thank u for that for every chance u gave u will truly be missed

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