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Bobby Cecil O'Kelley

October 1, 1930 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 86)

Bobby Cecil O’Kelley, 86, of Ringgold, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at his residence.  He was a veteran of the US Army retiring after 25 years of service.  He was also retired from General Telephone of Florida.


He was preceded in death by two daughters:  Beverley Anne O’Kelley, Tampa, FL, and Carolyn June (Dode) O’Kelley, Venice, Florida, and a brother:  Gordon Reid O’Kelley, Kathleen, GA

He is survived by his wife of 64 years:  Elizabeth Anne O’Kelley, Ringgold, and two sons:  William Reid O’Kelley, Safety Harbor, FL, and Robert (Scoop) O’Kelley, Ringgold;  and two daughters:  Barbara Fowler, Rossville, and Kimberly Jane O’Kelley, Chattanooga;  four grandchildren:  Phillip Fowler, Robert C. O’Kelley, Jessica Hope Livers, and Kathleen Elizabeth Robertson, and two great-granddaughters:  Carolynn and Emily Livers.


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In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Tapestry Hospice, 105 Lauren Creek Rd., Suite 5, Calhoun, GA  30701.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Dr. Keith McLeod officiating with Military Honors.  Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Tapestry Hospice
105 Laurel Creek Rd., Suite 5, Calhoun GA 30701

 Service Information

Graveside Service
August 7, 2017

10:00 AM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN

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