October 28, 1932 - December 23, 2020
William P. Kelly Sr., 88, of Ladson, husband of the late Sarah Jane Kelly, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at his residence. Everyone is required to have their temperature checked at the door and to wear masks during the visitation and service. The Church will also be live streaming the service on there facebook page. Family and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM at Heritage Holiness Church, 3836 Ladson Rd., Ladson, SC 29456. A funeral service will begin at 2:30 PM at Heritage Holiness Church. Burial will follow at Summerville Cemetery, 1330 Boonehill Rd., Summerville, SC 29483. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heritage Holiness Church, 3836 Ladson Rd., Ladson, SC 29456. William was born on October 28, 1932 in Charleston, SC, son of the late John William and Eva Jeanette Kelly. His sisters: Runette Kelly Sweat, Gladys Kelly Bunch, Lilbren Kelly Kirven, Bobby Jean Kelly Mazell, Shirley Kelly Dempsey, his brother, John “Sonny” Kelly precede William in death. He served in the US Navy aboard the USS Henderson and the USS Shannon, was a veteran of the Korean War, and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the China Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal with 2 stars, and the United Nations Service Medal. William was a member of Heritage Holiness Church and the Summerville Masonic Lodge, receiving his 50 year pin in 2020. He co-founded Kelly’s BBQ in 1977 in Summerville. William enjoyed gardening, RC Colas with salted peanuts, MoonPies, tending his goats and horses, and telling a good story. He was a devoted husband and loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survivors include three children: Marguerite Rodgers (Tim) of Hobe Sound, FL, William “Bubba” P. Kelly Jr. (Lisa) of Ladson, and Gene Kelly of Ladson; eight grandchildren: Ryan Beasley (Lauren), Jesse Beasley (Lyndsey), Chris Kelly, Kaytlin Kelly, Emily Kelly, Mason Kelly, Aubrey Kelly, and Reagan Kelly; seven great-grandchildren: Ellis Beasley, Oliver Beasley, Jesse Beasley, Daphne Beasley, Sam Kelly, Scarlett Beasley, and Ella Beasley; his sister, Frances Roszell of Ladson, sister-in-law, Linda Baldwin of Ladson, brother-in-law, Jake Dempsey of Holly Hill, and niece, Lynn Limehouse Priester (Jimmy) of Goose Creek. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jamesadyal.com. ARRANGEMENTS BY JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SC 29483 (843)873-4040.
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