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Obituary of Capt. Anderson Kell

Capt. William Anderson Kelley, Jr., 68, of Lynchburg died January 30, 2008 at his home. Born November 4, 1939 in Lynchburg, William, known fondly by his family and friends as Knobby, was the only son of the late Lillian Williams Kelley and William Anderson Kelley. He is survived by his aunt Dorothy W. Jones of Lynchburg, his aunt Fern W. Harvey and husband Allen W. Harvey of Forest, his uncle Jack B. Williams of Richmond, his uncle Francis K. Williams and wife Betty of Sky Valley, Georgia, cousin Weldon Kelley and wife Mae of Bedford and many other cousins. Knobby was a long time member of First Christian Church. He graduated from E. C. Glass High School in 1958 and Lynchburg College in 1962. After college he joined the United States Air Force and retired as Captain. Knobby was a true gentleman that will be lovingly remembered for his soft spoken, kind and thoughtful manner. The family wishes to thank Brenda Goff, Dana Stump and Kathy Taylor for their dedication and devotion in caring for Knobby the past few years. The strove to make each day as enriching as possible. Thanks to these kind caregivers, Knobby was never alone. They loved him as their own family member. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, 11:00 am, February 6, 2008 in Fort Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. David Cobb officiating. The family requests that those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the Alzheimer's Association, 605 Clay St., Lynchburg 24504 or a charity of your choice. Diuguid Waterlick Chapel is in charge of arrangements. .
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