CAMDEN, S.C. —
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Kelley was predeceased by his sisters, Margaret Kelley Millikin and Charlotte Kelley; as well as an infant brother, George.
He is survived by his grateful family, including his son, David Lynn Kelley (Marsha) of Springboro, Ohio; and daughters, Sara Lee Esary (Sid) of Griffin, Ga. and Lyndall June Cantrell (Jim) of Greensboro, N.C. An adoring grandfather, Mr. Kelley had eleven grandchildren and six great-grandsons. Grandchildren include David Esary and fiancée Alice Marshall of Athens, Ga., Stewart Esary (Allison) of Zebulon, Ga., Michael Lynn Esary (Annie) of Griffin, Ga., Jay Cantrell (Sara) of Alpharetta, Ga., Kelley Cantrell of Arlington, Va., Sarah Perkins (Ross) of Atlanta, Ga., Brett Kelley (Caroline) of Hilton Head, S.C., Robert Lynn Kelley of Hilton Head, S.C., Nicole Puzo (Warren) of Mableton, Ga., Erin Wright of Atlanta, Ga. and John Wright of Los Angeles, Calif. Young great-grandsons who survive Mr. Kelley are Seeley and Carter Esary of Zebulon, Ga., Fletcher Cantrell of Alpharetta, Ga., Camden Kelley of Hilton Head, S.C., Harrison Puzo of Mableton, Ga. and Jones Esary of Griffin, Ga. Mr. Kelley is also survived by nephews, Bert Millikin (Lesa), Lynn Millikin (Jackie), William Senhauser (Rebecca), Norman Senhauser and Thomas Brown; and nieces, Beth Ann Allison (Ron) and Marsha Brown Murphy.
He was blessed to have his sister-in-law, Helen Senhauser of Dellroy, Ohio as a forever friend.
Mr. Kelley’s family is being served by FORBIS AND DICK FUNERAL HOME in Greensboro, N.C. and MORGAN FUNERAL HOME in Bremen, Ohio.
A Graveside Service will be conducted in Bremen, Ohio on Friday, August 16th, with a family gathering at MORGAN FUNERAL HOME, 124 Fort St., Bremen, Ohio at 11 a.m., followed by burial in Grandview Cemetery, Bremen, Ohio.
A Memorial Service will be held at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton St. in Camden, S.C. on Sunday, August 18th at 3 p.m. Pastors Steve Patterson and David Weaver will officiate. The family will greet friends in the Family Life Center at the Church following the Service.
Memorial gifts may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church or Camden Lions Club, P.O. Box 587, Camden, S.C. 29020.
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