OBITUARY

Harold Arthur Kello Sr.

December 1, 1934January 11, 2021
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Harold Arthur Kello, Sr., age 86, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. He was born December 1, 1934 in Buffalo, New York. He loved his family very much and was the kindest husband and father for which you could ask. Mr. Kello was a Veteran proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army. While he never knew his earthly father, he always knew his Heavenly Father. Mr. Kello loved God and served as a pastor most of his adult life. He was a member and served at the Restoration Church of Jesus Christ. He had a genuine love for all people, as well as animals. Mr. Kello was a member of the American Legion Post 145, the Powder Springs Senior Center and the Woodie Fite Senior Center.

Preceding him in death was his mother, Dolly (Jeffers) Kello.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Mildred Kello; son, Harold A. Kello, Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia; daughters, Terri (Jeff) Griffin of Lithia Springs, Georgia, Sharon Guerrero of Douglasville, Georgia, who was also his caregiver, and Susan Hoskins of Ft. Mitchell, Alabama; six grandchildren, James Kello, Elise Edmondson, Anastasia "Stasi" Harper, Jeffrey Tidwell, William Tidwell and Dusty Hoskins; six great-grandchildren, Leah Edmondson, Sidney Edmondson, Reagan Edmondson, Spencer Hoskins, Oliver Hoskins and Eli Hoskins; as well as numerous other loved ones, family members and friends.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Sunset Hills Baptist Church, 2079 Midway Road, Douglasville, Georgia 30135.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Harold A. Kello, Sr. to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131, www.parkinson.org and/or Sunset Hills Baptist Church, 2079 Midway Road, Douglasville, Georgia 30135, www.sunsethills.church

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Mr. Kello by visiting www.whitleygarner.com

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134

  • FAMILY

  • Dolly (Jeffers) Kello, Mother (deceased)
  • Mildred Kello, Beloved Wife of 64 years
  • Harold A. Kello, Jr., Son
  • Terri Griffin (Jeff), Daughter
  • Sharon Guerrero, Daughter
  • Susan Hoskins, Daughter
  • Mr. Kello also leaves behind six grandchildren, James Kello, Elise Edmondson, Anastasia "Stasi" Harper, Jeffrey Tidwell, William Tidwell, and Dusty Hoskins; and his six great-grandchildren, Leah Edmondson, Sidney Edmondson, Reagan Edmondson, Spencer Hoskins, Oliver Hoskins, and Eli Hoskins.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Memories

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The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home and Memorial Park would like to extend our most sincere condolence to the Kello Family. We would like to thank you for entrusting the care of your loved one into our hands. Please remember you are not alone and we will always be here for you.

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Easter 1984 Harold, Harold Jr and Susan teaching James to ride a bike.

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Christmas 2013

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July 4th 2020

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Easter 1984 Harold, Harold Jr and Susan teaching James to ride a bike.

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Christmas 2013

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He was such a happy man!

Biography

Harold Arthur Kello, Sr., age 86, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. He was born December 1, 1934 in Buffalo, New York. He loved his family very much and was the kindest husband and father for which you could ask. Mr. Kello was a Veteran proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army. While he never knew his earthly father, he always knew his Heavenly Father. Mr. Kello loved God and served as a pastor most of his adult life. He was a member and served at the Restoration Church of Jesus Christ. He had a genuine love for all people, as well as animals. Mr. Kello was a member of the American Legion Post 145, the Powder Springs Senior Center and the Woodie Fite Senior Center.

Preceding him in death was his mother, Dolly (Jeffers) Kello.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Mildred Kello; son, Harold A. Kello, Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia; daughters, Terri (Jeff) Griffin of Lithia Springs, Georgia, Sharon Guerrero of Douglasville, Georgia, who was also his caregiver, and Susan Hoskins of Ft. Mitchell, Alabama; six grandchildren, James Kello, Elise Edmondson, Anastasia "Stasi" Harper, Jeffrey Tidwell, William Tidwell and Dusty Hoskins; six great-grandchildren, Leah Edmondson, Sidney Edmondson, Reagan Edmondson, Spencer Hoskins, Oliver Hoskins and Eli Hoskins; as well as numerous other loved ones, family members and friends.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Sunset Hills Baptist Church, 2079 Midway Road, Douglasville, Georgia 30135.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Harold A. Kello, Sr. to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131, www.parkinson.org and/or Sunset Hills Baptist Church, 2079 Midway Road, Douglasville, Georgia 30135, www.sunsethills.church

Please take time to leave condolences with the family or share memories of Mr. Kello by visiting www.whitleygarner.com

Services have been entrusted to the care of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, 8640 Rose Avenue, Douglasville, Georgia 30134