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Richard Byrd Kelly

January 20, 1929 April 10, 2017
Richard Byrd Kelly
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Obituary for Richard Byrd Kelly

Richard Kelly 88 of Eatonton passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017.
He was born on January 20, 1929 in Petersburg, VA to the late Bert Allen and Maxine Kelly. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War; he was in law enforcement for 52 years having been a police officer here in Eatonton for 10 years.
In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping and especially spending time with his family.
The visitation will be on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel from 6 to 8 pm. The service will be on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 1 pm, burial will be at 2:30 pm at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville.
Richard is survived by his loving wife Naomi Kelly, Son Richard Kelly (Alicia) of Newman, daughters Michele Merritt (Ken Taylor) of McDonough, and Janet Fugett of Athens. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations in his memory can be made to C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors), P.O. Box 1237, Grey, Georgia 31032.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Apr

6:00 PM 4/12/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/12/2017 8:00:00 PM
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel

105 Lower Harmony Road
Eatonton, GA 31024

Vining Ivy Hill Chapel
105 Lower Harmony Road Eatonton 31024 GA
United States

Service

Thursday

13

Apr

1:00 PM 4/13/2017 1:00:00 PM - 1:30 PM 4/13/2017 1:30:00 PM
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel

105 Lower Harmony Road
Eatonton, GA 31024

Vining Ivy Hill Chapel
105 Lower Harmony Road Eatonton 31024 GA
United States

Graveside

Thursday

13

Apr

2:30 PM 4/13/2017 2:30:00 PM
Georgia War Veterans Memorial Cemetery

2617 Vinson Highway
Milledgeville, GA 31061

Georgia War Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2617 Vinson Highway Milledgeville 31061 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors)

P.O. Box 1237
Gray, Ga 31032
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