Leo Guy Kelley Sr., born September 25, 1940, of Lowell passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elaine Maxine Kelley; daughter, Deborah Kay Kelley; sons, Leo Guy (Debra) Kelley Jr., Ty William Kelley, Christopher John Kelley, Carl Richard (Almena) Kelley, Jody Kim Kelley; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren (great grandson, Cameron Lee Fassett, was his best buddy.); sister, Donna (Jim) Anderson; brothers, Gordon (Marcia) Kelley, Raymond (Helen) Kelley; several nieces and nephews; and 2 adopted children, Ron Carpenter and Evelyn Carpenter. Leo was preceded in death by his grandparents; parents; 4 sisters; and 5 brothers; also, his best friend, Joe Helms. He was a wonderful, loving, and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many people. Leo loved to be around family, going to the casino, playing cards and Yahtzee. He was always a very hard worker. Leo will be missed by many and will always be in our hearts. Special thanks to Carl and Almena Rabbers for the care of our father for the last 2 weeks of his life. A private visitation and burial will be held by the family. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to help with funeral expenses.
My grandpawas the best and strongest man I’ve ever known. He has so many peoples hearts and was always a man who cared. He loved his familyand he loved to work and drink coffee. The day my son was born it was my grandpas 74th birthday and he told me it was the best birthday gift he could’ve ever gotten. He has always told my son Joshua K Kelley Jr that when he was gone it was my sons duty to carry on his birthday. I miss you grandpaand i love you and LJ said don’t worry grandpa he’ll carry on your birthday for you.
I Love you Dad .
I will see you on the other side .
Dont tell my Momma and Grandma to much about the things me and the boys have done .
RIP Dad .