Robert Edwin Kelly, 84, of Ennis passed away Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, at Parkland Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 6, 1926, in Waxahachie to Henry and Edith (Price) Kelly. Robert proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Tyler Refrigeration after 47 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was affectionately known as “Pa” by his family and friends.
Survivors include four sons, Ken and Becky Kelly, Joe and Jan Kelly, Jerry Kelly all of Dallas, and Robert G. and Carol Ann Kelly of Ennis; grandchildren, Corey, Malorie, Hope, Sara, Madison, Dennis, Matthew and Meggan Kelly; great-granddaughter, Evah; and one brother, Henry Kelly. Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Sue Kelly, and his parents.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011, in the chapel of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Waxahachie City Cemetery.
Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.