William F. Kelley, 74, of Bellingham passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the Brockton VA Medical Center after a period of declining health.
Bill was born in Boston on December 5, 1946 and was raised in Randolph. He was the son of the late Francis and Mary (Walker) Kelley.
Bill was a resident of Bellingham for 41 years. He worked at Garelick Farms for 36 years and was a life member of the Franklin Elks.
Bill was a proud Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and vacations with family in Lake George.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathy D. (Lovejoy) Kelley, his children Wendy Neas and her husband Ken of Vermont, Robyn Kelley of South Carolina, Shawn Kelley of Bellingham and Tracy Kelley of Ashland.
He is also survived by his siblings Florence Breckner of Florida, Thomas Kelley and his wife Helen of Brockton, John Kelley, Sr. and his wife Susan of Avon and Mary Jane Malinowski and her husband Jim of Brockton. He is predeceased by his sister Ann Garland and his brother Kevin Kelley. He also leaves three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday morning from 9 - 11 a.m. in the Ginley Crowley Funeral Home, 3 Barber St. in Medway (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com) followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Please follow all required Covid-19 guidelines including face coverings and social distancing.
Burial will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Bill’s memory to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.