January 10, 1953 - December 1, 2021
Ellison — Bruce Lynn Ellison, Age 68, of Jacksonville, Florida entered into the presence of his heavenly father on December 1, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Bruce was born in Jacksonville, Florida on January 10th, 1953, to Luther Shelton Ellison and Margaret Inez Baker Ellison. He was raised in Jacksonville and Graduated from Nathan B. Forrest High School in 1971. Following his graduation, Bruce attended St. Johns River Community College where he earned an Associates of Arts Degree. Bruce loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and shared God’s Love with everyone the Lord brought across his path. He answered the Call of God on his life to Preach the Gospel of Jesus and making it evident to others through his constant pursuit of God’s righteousness in his life. He met his wife and ministry partner, Dawn Marie Rogers in 1985 and they married June 6th, 1987. Bruce was the Senior Pastor at Palatka Chapel in Palatka, FL, an Associate Pastor at Fountain of Life Ministries in Macclenny, FL and Word of Faith in Jacksonville, FL, Evangelism throughout America and several other countries, as well as founding Pastor of Joyful Word International Ministries in Macclenny, FL. Bruce had many God Given Talents that he used to spread joy and love to others and to honor his Heavenly Father. He was a Musician, Psalmist, Writer, and Mentor. He recorded albums like “Endless Love”, “Gold and Silver”, and “One In Love”, and wrote many unpublished books from his study of the Bible. Living Faith Christian Center in Waterbury, Ct was a very dear church family. More than anything, Bruce was passionate about family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by his parents. Bruce was survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Dawn Ellison; children, Toni Ellison of Jacksonville, FL, Staci (Eddie) Mordujovich of Gainesville, FL, and Nathan (Sharee) Ellison of Orange Park, FL; brothers, Ronald (Patty) Ellison of Holly Hills, FL and Gerald Ellison of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Thomas Holmes, Bella Holmes, Molli Heveder, Ellie Mordujovich, Hannah Shepherd, Ari Mordujovich, Margaret Shepherd, Keller Shepherd, Levi Mordujovich, Kiyah Ellison, Symphony Ellison, Chloe Ellison and Liberty Ellison; along with many extended family and friends. A Celebration of Bruce’s Life will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm at Ferreira Funeral Services Chaffee Road Chapel with Pastor Phillip Maxwell officiating. The family will receive friends on hour prior to the service. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Ferreira Funeral Services, 1320 Chaffee Road South, Jacksonville, FL, 32221, 904-378-7777.
Ellison — Bruce Lynn Ellison, Age 68, of Jacksonville, Florida entered into the presence of his heavenly father on December 1, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. Bruce was born in Jacksonville, Florida on January 10th, 1953,... View Obituary & Service Information
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