Mr. Bobby Elton Kelley, 86, of Winfield, Ala., passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023 at his residence. Mr. Kelley was born on May 2, 1936 in Bankston, Ala. to Carlos and Sylvia Gray Kelley. He was a graduate of Bankston High School and later served his country in the United States Navy. Bobby was employed as a machinist with Rockford Products in Rockford Ill. for more than 20 years. In his spare time, Bobby loved to shoot skeet, often competing in tournaments. He also liked woodworking and fishing.
Mr. Kelley is survived by his sons, Jeff Kelley (Sandy) of Loves Park, Ill., Joe Kelley of Winfield, Ken Kelley (Jennifer) of Rockford, and Brian Kelley of Rockford; grandchildren, Jessica, Jeffery Jr, Serena, Allison, Ken Jr, Craig, Riley, and Reece; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Iva Jewel Eley (Charles) of Birmingham, Ala.; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Mr. Kelley was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Kelley; his parents; brothers, Davis and Dalton Kelley; and a sister, Opal Lancaster.
Funeral services for Mr. Kelley were held on Saturday, March 18, 2023 from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Kelley family.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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