Carl Roger Ellison, age 91, of Painted Post, NY (formerly of Tyrone, NY) died Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Absolut Care at Three Rivers in Painted Post. Roger was born on December 24, 1928 in Dundee, NY to Earl and Genevieve (Miller) Ellison. \n\nHe married Donna Gee in Tyrone, NY in 1978. He served in the U.S. Army at the end of World War II. He retired from Corning Glass Works and from his business, Ellison's Sand & Gravel, well known around Lamoka and Waneta Lakes for his excavating and hauling services. \n\nHe loved to play the harmonica, entertaining family and friends with his self-taught expertise. Rog and Donna often volunteered at fundraiser dinners for Tyrone Volunteer Fire Department. \n\nHe is survived by his wife, Donna; four sons: Jack (Barbara) Ellison of Denver, CO, Gary (Yolanda) Ellison of Castle Rock, CO, Duane (Carla) Ellison of Tyrone, NY, and Jim (Missy Rider) Ellison of Painted Post; step daughters, Lorena Stafford of Painted Post and Debra Hill of Painted Post; step sons, Kevin (Candace) Stafford of Cherryville, NC, Ray (Mary) Stafford of Colombia, SC, and Ron (Sandy) Colegrove of Santan Valley, AZ; grandchildren: Jason (Maureen) Ellison, Randall (Malika) Ellison, Christine (Chris) Ellison, Steve Ellison, Nicole Ellison, James Ryan Ellison; step grandchildren: Mike Cleveland, Sabrina Stafford, Jon (Sean Keegan) Hill, Todd Hill, Kelly (Gent) Kepuska, Courtney (Fernando) Escamilla; great grandchildren: Jett, Selena, Nathan, Rasheed, and Lailah; several nieces and nephews. \n\nRoger was predeceased by his son, Wayne Ellison, and by a sister and brother. \n\nCalling hours will be held on Monday, September 28th from 2 until 5 PM at Haughey Funeral Home, Inc., 216 E. First Street in Corning. Burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tyrone Volunteer Fire Company, 3600 State Route 226, P.O. Box 69, Tyrone, NY 14887. \n\nRoger's family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.