Charles Houston Kelley, Jr., age 60, of Spring Hill, Grafton, WV, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born December 18, 1952, a son of the late Charles Houston Kelley, Sr. and Delores Jenne (White) Kelley Skolund. He was raised by his maternal grandparents, the late Robert and Dorotha White.
Chuck was a 1971 graduate of Grafton High School, he then served in the US Air Force from 1973- 1982. After leaving the service he was employed as a Correction Officer at Moundsville Penitentiary. Chuck was a connoisseur of fine food and dining. He enjoyed nothing better than family outings to restaurants of his choosing.
Surviving are: three aunts, Laura (White) Gallo and husband Andy, of Grafton, Helen (White) Hathaway and husband Dick, of Grafton, and Cleo (White) Patchin and husband Dick, of Warren, OH; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins who live from coast to coast.
In addition to his parents and maternal grandparents he was preceded in death by: two half-brothers, James Kelley, and Terry Kelley; and one half-sister, Charla Rae Kelley Meade.
Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave., Grafton, on Tuesday, October 22nd, from 5-8 PM.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 23rd, at the funeral home. Pastor Robert Oakley officiating. Interment at the WV National Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be accorded by the VFW Memorial City Post #3081, American Legion Taylor County Post #12, the Central WV DAV Chapter 24, and their auxiliaries, and US Air Force Honor Guard.
Online condolences and sympathy gifts can be sent to the family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com