William T. "Bill" Kelley, 95, of Vincent, Ohio, passed away Jan. 15, 2014, at Arbors of Marietta.
He was born Sept. 2, 1918, in Calhoun County, W.Va., a son to the late Harley and Arzona Kelley.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in World War II. Following his service, he was Plant Manager at Union Carbide, with over 30 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church since the early 1950s.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Kelley; brothers, Harold Kelley and Dr. Robert Kelley; and sisters, Pat Eckels, Dorothy Eckert and Rata Bell Hall.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas Kelley (Dottie) of Cave Creek, Ariz., David Kelley of Vincent, Ohio, and Mark Kelley (Melody) of Louisville, Texas; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many other extended family and friends.
Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Rich McClure officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, with Veterans Rites by American Legion Post 15. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.sunsetparkersburg.com