Obituary: William Ray Kelley

Friday, January 22, 2010

William Ray Kelley

William Ray Kelley, 53, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at his residence.

Mr. Kelley was a native of Maury County. He was a former employee of Tennessee Tire Company and for a number of years operated the National Car Wash in Lewisburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward McDowell Kelley and Henrietta Randolph Kelley Bolton; sister, Margaret Kelley Williams; and brothers, Ricky, Clyde, and Paul Kelley.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey Roberta "Robbie" Cooper Kelley of Lewisburg; daughters, Tonya Poteete, Mandee (Jonathon) Turrell, Shelly (Chuck) Reder, and Melissa Kelley; sons, Greg (Leann) Vincion, Joe (Teresa) Staggs, Jason (Tabetha) Staggs, Brian (Rachel) Staggs; stepfather, Ed Bolton, and brother, Michael Bolton, both of Mt. Pleasant; sisters, Joyce (PeeWee) Riggins, Mary (Alton) Pierce, and Carolyn Kelley McCandless; and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation and a memorial service were conducted Sunday, Jan. 17, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home.

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