D. Bruce Kelley, age 82 of Dalton, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Kelley; parents, A. J. and Elgy Kelley; brothers, Norman and Wheat Kelley; sisters, Ophelia Powers and Martha Collins.
He honorably served in the United States Marine Corps.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Clea Hitt of Dalton and Kim and Steve Sheffield of St. Marys, GA; brother, Calvin Kelley of Columbus, GA; four grandchildren, Stephanie and Matt Ford, Ryan Hitt and Brett Sheffield; great-grandson, Will Ford; nieces and nephews also survive.
At the family's request, no funeral service will be conducted.
The family will receive friends at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.
Burial will be in Berry Highland South Cemetery in Knoxville, TN.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia.
You may leave the family a message on the tribute wall, upload pictures or light a memorial candle at www.julianpeeples.com
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call 706-259-7455.
Published on April 1, 2017