David LeRay Kelly of Hillsdale, Michigan passed away Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was born October 11, 1937 in Wayne, Michigan the son of Leonard and Alice (Gould) Kelly.
He is survived by his wife, of 55 years, Colleene Kelly whom he married on June 24, 1956; two daughters, Anne (Jerry Rowley) Kelly-Rowley of Midland, MI and Karen Kelly of Hillsdale, MI; two grandchildren, Alexander Rowley and Juliana Rowley and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Kelly; one sister, Ruth Jackson and a special niece, Cynthia Smith.
Mr. Kelly retired from the Hillsdale Market House as the Meat Manager after 30 years of service and he was a member of the National Campers and Hikers Association.
A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. David LeRay Kelly will be held at the Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home in Hillsdale on Wednesday, April 25th beginning at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Clyde Wonders officiating. Interment will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery in Quincy, MI. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday from 4-7 P.M. at the funeral home in Hillsdale. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Salvation Army or to the American Diabetes Association.
Hampton-Kurtz Funeral Home
3380 W. Carleton Rooad
Hillsdale, MI 49242