William Earl Kelley,
Sr., age 81, of Morgantown and French Creek, went on to glory on March 8, 2013, as the grandfather clock chimed a quarter
past five, surrounded by loved ones at home. He was born June 4, 1931, in Frenchton, WV, a son of the late
John and Eva Kelley. He is survived by his love of 58 years, Helen Irene Kelley; his four children:
William “Bill” Kelley and wife Terry, Cindy Kelley Graves and husband Gary, Roberta Riffle, and Diana Lindsay;
eight grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren. Mr. Kelley was a veteran of the United States Army and was awarded
a Purple Heart Medal during his service in the Korean War. He served 32 years as a West Virginia state
policeman and retired as a captain on December 31, 1986. He was an active member of the Rock Cave Baptist
Church. He enjoyed summers on the family farm and spending time with loved ones. The family
will receive friends on Monday, March 11, 2013, from 5-8:00 PM, at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel. The
funeral will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at the funeral chapel with Pastor David Jessie officiating.
Interment will follow in the Weston Masonic Cemetery where the Buckhannon VFW Post #3663, the Frank B. Bartlett Post
#7 American Legion, and the DAV Chapters #5 and #36 will conduct military honors.
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