Colonel Sam Love Ellis died at his home, 100 Washington Blvd., Big Spring in Texas of a heart attack. Colonel Ellis was assigned to the bombardier school in Big Spring in June 1942 as project office and became Commander when the school was activated in September.
Survivors include his wife and one son, Thomas N. Ellis.
- Rank: Colonel
- Date of birth: 11 December 1894
- Date of death: 8 March 1943
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: New Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
- Contact us to sponsor Sam L. Ellis
Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.