Thomas Allen Ellender, 71, of Moss Bluff passed away on July 6, 2020. Tom was born on January 15, 1949, in Lake Charles and was a 1967 graduate of Marion High School. Tom retired from Firestone in 2013 and enjoyed living life to the fullest, travelling with his wife, Jackie, and their beloved friends. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Jackie Ellender and two sons: Christopher (Shelly) Ellender of Westlake, and Micheal (Sandi) Ellender of Lake Charles. Also left to cherish his memory are his four grandchildren: Jeremy (Catherine) Ellender of Katy, Texas, Ben Ellender of Westlake and Sophia and Noah Ellender of Lake Charles.
A gathering of friends will be held on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in the chapel of Lakeside Funeral Home from 5 PM until 7 PM. Mr. Ellender will be cremated and interred at Highland Memory Gardens at a later date.