Mr. William "Bill" J. Kelly, 88, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. in St. Stephens Episcopal Church with Father David Probst officiating. Interment will be private.
The family will be at Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville on Friday, Aug. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. to receive friends.
Mr. Kelly was a native of National Park, N.J., and had made his home on Lake Sinclair. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Dorothy Brandt Kelly.
He graduated from Rutgers University, was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in WWII and was a member of the American Ceramics Society and St. Stephens Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his sons, Brian (Melanie) Kelly of Arkansas, Bruce Kelly of Connecticut and William J. (Claudia) Kelly Jr. of Alabama; sister, Irene Slade of New Jersey; sister-in-law, Ann Kelly of Colorado; grandchildren Michael, Jason, James, Lauren, and Austin Kelly; and great-granddaughter Gwendolyn Kelly.
Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneralhome.net.
Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.