2016-12-21 / Obituaries

Wilbur R. Kelley


Wilbur Reed Kelley, 85, of Grantville, Ga., died Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

He was born October 30, 1931, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Conrad and Cora B. Kelley.

A Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He retired as a mechanic from Consolidated Freight Lines.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hogansville, Ga.

He is survived by his wife Mary Kelley, Grantville; two daughters, Cynthia Burnley, Marietta and Sandra Mayes, Grantville; five sons, Richard Kelley, Sharpsburg, Daniel Kelley, Grantville, John Kelley of Florida, Robert Kelley and Jack Kelley, both of Arlington, Texas; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 9 in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, Hogansville with military honors by the U.S. Navy. Rev. Frank Sledge officiated.

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