OBITUARY

Joseph William "Bill" Kelso Jr.

November 23, 1933October 12, 2020
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Joseph William “Bill” Kelso, Jr., 86, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 12, 2020 at LifePointe Village in Southaven, MS. Bill was born to the late Joseph and Frances Kelso on November 23, 1933 in Brownsville, TN. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force and later worked for the FAA as an Electronic Technician for 35 years. Bill’s favorite hobbies included watching sports, woodworking, and traveling. He was a big Memphis Tigers Fan and Cardinals baseball fan. Bill also loved spending time with his family. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Claire Kelso Howlett. Bill was survived by his loving wife, Sandra Kelso; two children, Chuck Kelso (Jeanette), Joey Kelso (Wendy) and a sister, Judy Kelso Warren. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Collin Kelso, Logan Kelso, and Hannah Kelso. A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 11:00 am at Autumn Woods Cemetery, 6240 Davidson Rd. Olive Branch, MS 38654. Memorial Contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090.

  • FAMILY

  • Joseph and Frances Kelso, Parents (deceased)
  • Claire Kelso Howlett, Sister
  • Sandra Kelso, Wife
  • Chuck Kelso (Jeanette), Child
  • Joey Kelso (Wendy), Child
  • Judy Kelso Warren, Sister
  • Collin Kelso, Grandchild
  • Logan Kelso, Grandchild
  • Hannah Kelso, Grandchild

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  • DONATIONS

  • The Michael J. Fox Foundation
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Alzheimer’s Association

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  • Graveside Service

    Friday, October 16, 2020

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