Francis Philip Kelly

July 3, 2021

Francis Philip Kelly passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 after a recent stay at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL.

Mr. Phil as most knew him, was a lifelong resident of Byrneville, FL. He was an active member and deacon at Bratt First Baptist Church. Mr. Philip was a 1958 Century High graduate and enlisted in the United States Army until 1961. Most of his military career was in Italy. On August 31, 1961 he married the love of his life, Wanda Sue Reid. Mr. Phil was a millwright for over 30 years and retired from Masland Carpets in Atmore, AL. He loved hunting, fishing, camping and woodworking, but most of all he loved his family and friends

Mr. Phil was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvestus and Mamie (Barrow) Kelly, three brothers, Foy (Elmer) Kelly, Robert (Maxine) Kelly and Herman (Shelia) Kelly.

He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Wanda Sue Kelly, two daughters, Lynn (Mark) Hendricks and Amanda (Keith) Holland. There are six grandchildren, Keegan (Mallory) Lambeth, Samantha (Josh) Daugett, Rebecca Calloway, Leigha Holland, Hillary (Jesse) Floyd and Abby Hendricks. The absolute joy of his life was five great grandchildren, Lawson Lambeth, Harper Daugett, Walker Lambeth, Cason Daugett and soon to be baby girl Lambeth, with many nieces, nephews and lifelong friends.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 5, 2021 at 1:00 Pm at the Petty-eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC.

Burial will follow at Byrneville United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM until service time at 1:00 PM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC.

Pallbearers will be Billy McCann, Matt Carter, Mark Carter, Danny Fuller, Mike Hanks and Bobby Holland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bratt First Baptist Senior Sunday School Class.


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