He was born in Linton on Sept. 19, 1963, to James W. and Saran M. (Stout) Ellis. On July 18, 1981, Troy married Jean M. Ball and they had seven children.
Troy was an iron worker for Zachry, Inc.
Survivors include his wife Jean M. Ellis; daughter Jessica (Broc) Eichhorst of Scott Air Force Base, IL, son Ryan Ellis of Indianapolis, son Roy Ellis of Linton, daughter Sarah (Chad) Powers of Bloomington, sons: Adam Ellis, Jacob Ellis, and Brent Ellis all of Linton, and grandchildren, Kierstin, Saran, and Billie Jo; sisters, Dania Ellis Dominici of Denver, CO, Dorinda Ellis Smith of Fishers, and Deanna Ellis Frye of Loogootee; brothers, Todd Ellis of Colorado Springs, CO and Kent Parisien of Odon.
Troy was preceded in death by his step-mother Judy Ellis on April 4, 2009.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Burris Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com