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Hilary

Foster

Kelley

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March 3, 2019

Hilary Foster Kelley, 87, of 310 S. Lexington Ave., died, Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Kelley was born February 15, 1932 in Gretna, VA the son of the late Lula Kelley Mann. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his Wife, Mary Kelley, in 2005, a son, Joe Lewis Carter, a daughter, Victoria C. Holloway and a brother, Morris Kelley. Hilary worked as a bank custodian for the former First National Bank of Covington, as well as an orderly for the former Alleghany Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the deacon board for the Concerned Christian Baptist Church. He was part of the Senior Citizen Organization of the LOA. He enjoyed paint by numbers and model cars as well as driving seniors around who needed to be taken places. Surviving are his daughter, Carmaleta Bowers and husband, Frederick, of Richmond, two sons Roy Carter and wife, Linda, of Covington and Reginald Carter and wife, Bernadine, of Clifton Forge, twelve grandchildren; Kim Jefferson and husband, Curtis, of Covington, Kahlida Caple of West Hollywood, CA, Jonnell Landsman and husband, Nicolas, of West Minster, MD, Lyndsay Niles Bell and husband, Brian, of Washington D.C., Bryant Holloway and wife, Lisa, of Atlanta, GA, Lisa Carter Wiley and husband, Steve, of Covington, Tony Carter of Covington, Trina Carter of Clifton Forge, Tonya Walker of Charlottesville, Reginald Carter Jr. of Clifton Forge, Gina Carter and Regina Ray both of Roanoke, 17 great grandchildren Justin Jefferson, Logan Jefferson, Knox Landsman, Jasmine Carter, Michelle Carter, Bellamy Landsman, Keenan Smith, Kashaun Carter, Khalil Carter, Ashley Holloway, Jeremy Holloway, Brandon Holloway, Lawrence Walker, Lewis Walker ,Chloe Walker , Drevasie Edwards , Dayja Edwards; five great-great grandchildren, Dakoto Holloway, Brayden Walker, Amari Walker, Isabella Castaneda, and Audrina Castaneda; a special caregiver, Ann Matheny, a close friend, William Clark, a neighbor, Carol Lemon, and a host of family and friends from Gretna. In keeping with his wishes his body has been cremated. A memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. William O. Hickman officiating. The family will receive their friends one hour prior to the service at Arritt Funeral Home. The family has suggested that memorial donations in Mr. Kelley's name be made to the LOA Area Agency on Aging at 246 W. Main St. Covington, VA 24426. Service Saturday, March 16, 2019 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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