Mr. Walter Franklin Kelly, 75, of Statesville, N.C., passed away suddenly at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on August 5, 2021. Walt was born May 21, 1946, in Robinson, Pa., to the late Aubry Franklin Kelly and Mary Catherine Kelly.
Walt spent most of his life driving a Truck with his wife Nancy. He was a member at Tabernacle Baptist church.
In addition to his parents, Walt was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Mutchuck.
Walt was survived by his wife Nancy Reynolds Kelly of the home; four sisters, Ethel Tanner of New York, Mary Bush of Stony Point, Flora Britton of King, N.C., and Fran King and husband Dale of Maiden, N.C.;
numerous nieces and nephews; and a fur baby, Homer of the home.
Funeral services will be held at Chapman Funeral Home on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Chapman Funeral Home on Sunday, August 8, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the funeral at Chapman Funeral Home.
Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Walter Kelly family.