Billie Ray Ellerbe, Esq., 66, of Charlotte, formerly of Mt. Gilead, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020.

A public memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ellerbe was born in Richmond County to Raymond Ellerbe Jr. and Veatrice Medley Ellerbe. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.

He is survived by daughters, LaTannia and Jessica; stepdaughter, Nicole Malachi; one sister; and four brothers.