Byron Kelley

Byron Kelley

Friday, March 23rd, 1945 Sunday, August 25th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Byron Richard Kelley

Byron Richard Kelley, 74, of Fair Grove, MO passed on Sunday, August 25, 2019. He was born in Maries County to Harold and Pearlie Kelley on March 23, 1945. He joined the US Navy on June 6, 1963 and served for four years. He was stationed on the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea off the coast of Vietnam.
Byron was a self-taught musician, loved wood working and loved spending time with his grand kids. Byron was a man of few words, but so full of wisdom and character; a stubborn man with a big heart who loved simple country living.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Norman. Byron is survived by his children; Bobbi (Mackey), Tammy (Tim), Shane (Fernando), Kari, Levi and David; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Delbert (Joyce), one sister, Naomi (John) and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation will be on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:00 am in Kingsway Free Will Baptist Church located at 2615 N. Park, Springfield, MO 65803. Service will be at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 10:30am - 11:00am
    Kingsway Freewill Baptist Church
    2615 N Park
    Springfield, Missouri
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    Thursday, August 29th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Kingsway Freewill Baptist Church
    2615 N Park
    Springfield, Missouri
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Missouri Veterans Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019
    1:00pm

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With Love, Jaclynn Reed

He was a remarkable man and will be greatly missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
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There are no words to say........ But, Bobbi, you and Mackey are very special people in our lives and we are praying for comfort and peace. LY
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