Gary Wayne Kelley known as “Buddy” to his friends, passed away February 11, 2020 in Crestview, Florida at the age of 59. He was born in Florala, Alabama to Vivian and Fred Kelly on April 24, 1960. Buddy loved dog hunting, fishing, and anything to do with hunting. He worked for the Okaloosa County School Board as a Maintenance worker for 30 years at Crestview High, Choctaw, and Pryor Schools.
Buddy was preceded in death by both of his parents and his sister, Rebecca Thorn.
He was survived by his sisters, Jean Williams (Fidel) of Missouri, Ronie Kelly of Crestview, FL, and Mary Clapsaddle (James) of Crestview, FL and numerous nieces and nephews whom he loved.
Services will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home in Crestview, FL., with a visitation to begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Rock Hill Cemetery. The family requests that you wear your favorite hunting camo to the services.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com
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