OBITUARY

Kevin Peter Kelly

June 4, 1943June 11, 2018

Kevin P. Kelly, 75, of Williamsburg, Virginia, passed away on June 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kevin J. Kelly and Madeline M. Kelly.

He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968, during the Vietnam War (1967-68). He received several awards including the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and the Air Medal. He received a B.A. and M.A. from Michigan State University, a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Omohundio Institute of Early American History and Culture. Kelly was a research historian at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for 34 years.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife for 48 years, Anne Kelly; his daughter, Rebekah (Becky) Kelly; and grandchild, Clare Stewart.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org or Omohundio Institute of Early American History and Culture at oieahc.wm.edu. Online condolences may be shared at www.nelsenwilliamsburg.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Kevin J. Kelly and Madeline M. Kelly.
    Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife for 48 years, Anne Kelly; his daughter, Rebekah (Becky) Kelly; and grandchild, Clare Stewart.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, June 29, 2018
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Kevin Peter Kelly

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Frederick Jenness

June 26, 2018

Our Thoughts Are With You, And Your Family!
Fred Jenness, and Family.

Judy Ewell

June 25, 2018

Kevin was a wonderful, warm, and engaging friend. I fondly recall our good times while backpacking and playing bridge. My memories are happy ones that will keep his spirit with me. All sympathy to Anne and Becky at this sad time.

Andrea Russotti

June 21, 2018

May your memories bring you some comfort and the love of God surround you during your journey through grief. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers.