Obituary - William "Bill" Arthur Kelley, 9/29/1940 - 6/3/2009

June 3, 2009

-- from the Hall Funeral Home, Purcellville, VA

William “Bill” Arthur Kelley, age 68 of Round Hill, VA died June 3, 2009 at INOVA Loudoun Hospital. Born on September 29, 1940 in Bluemont, VA he was the son of the late Herman “Jim” and Hilda Kelley. Following his father’s footsteps Bill was a successful farmer and business man. He was a devoted husband to Winnie for 47 years and a proud father to his son Lance. His granddaughter Lauren was his joy. Bill was an avid hunter, fisherman, and golfer. He is also survived by his sisters Dorothy Hill of Leesburg, VA and Anne Hunter Fertal of Tucson, AZ; brother James J. Kelley of Bluemont, VA.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Hall Funeral Home, Purcellville, VA with Rev. Ralph Buddenhagen officiating. Burial will be private in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016, the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, the Bluemont United Methodist Church, 33843 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont, VA 20135, or to the Round Hill Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 36, Round Hill, VA 20142.

See the reminiscences of his wife, Winifred Osburn Kelley, published recently on this website