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Robert Gene Kelly

July 31, 1928 October 27, 2019
Robert Gene Kelly
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Obituary for Robert Gene Kelly

Robert Gene Kelly, 91, of Marietta, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He was born July 31, 1928 in Marietta, Ohio to Denver J. and Bertha Irene Wilson Kelly.

He attended Windsor High School in Stockport, Ohio. He was a long time member of Christ United Methodist Church. He coached Little League Baseball for many years.

He was co-owner of New Weihl Oldsmobile dealership. He had previously worked as parts manager for Williamson Chevrolet and Pioneer Chevrolet. He worked as supply sergeant for the Ohio National Guard from 1950 to 1953. He served as director at the Dime Bank and later as one of the co-founders and director at the Settlers Bank.

He volunteered for Harvest of Hope and served on the Salvation Army Board.

On July 8, 1950 he married Dora Daugherty who predeceased him on February 12, 2014. Robert and Dora have three children, Robert Dean (Brandi) of Fairfax Station, Va.; Cathy Jo Sutphen (Dennis) of Sun City Center, Fl.; Bruce Alan (Donna) of Las Vegas, Nv. They had six grandchildren; Scott Goddard (deceased); Chad Goddard (Mari);Kristine Kelly Davis (Chris); Robert Douglas Kelly; Megan Kelly-Purdon (Mark); Caitlin Kelly. Their great-grandchildren: Braiden Goddard; Ethan Goddard; Chandler Goddard; Skylar Whitlock; Blake Davis; Brielle Purdon; Josselyn Purdon.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St, Marietta, Ohio 45750 with Pastor Karen Muntzing officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Friday, November 1 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in his honor to the Salvation Army, 136 Front St., Marietta, OH 45750 or to Harvest of Hope, P.O. Box 902, Marietta, OH 45750.

Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.


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Visitation

Friday

1

Nov

5:00 PM 11/1/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/1/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hadley Funeral Home - Pike, Marietta

1021 Pike St.
Marietta, OH 45750

Hadley Funeral Home - Pike, Marietta
1021 Pike St. Marietta 45750 OH
United States

Visitation

Saturday

2

Nov

1:00 PM 11/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Hadley Funeral Home - Pike, Marietta

1021 Pike St.
Marietta, OH 45750

Hadley Funeral Home - Pike, Marietta
1021 Pike St. Marietta 45750 OH
United States

Service

Saturday

2

Nov

2:00 PM 11/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
Oak Grove Cemetery

Washington and 8th Streets
Marietta, OH 45750

Oak Grove Cemetery
Washington and 8th Streets Marietta 45750 OH
United States
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