Ellen Hartman, age 71, of Blacksburg died, Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at her home. She was born in Charlotte, NC on July 1, 1943 to the late Gordon and Ruth Stroupe Eaves. She was also preceded by her daughter, Melinda Ann Teague. She enjoyed hobbies such as cross stitching, and needle point. She was an avid golfer having been active with Women’s Golf Association at Blacksburg Country Club. She was an avid baseball fan alongside her husband, who was the winningest Virginia Tech Baseball Coach.
She is survived by her husband, Chuck Hartman, brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Cynthia Estridge, of Richmond, VA, sisters and brother-in-law, Suzanne and Bob Rhodes, of Greensboro, NC, Nancy Moss, of Greensboro, NC, sister-in-law, Barbara Hartman, of Rock Hill, SC, and multiple nieces, nephews, and friends. A celebration will be held Sunday, July 6, 2014 from 4 to 6:00 pm, at the Blacksburg Country Club. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 pm Saturday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blacksburg Battles Cancer, c/o Tom Duetsch, 1064 Clubhouse Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.