October 7, 1922 ~ January 14, 2009

Born in: Aiken, SC,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Boykin Wright "B.W." Kelly, Jr., 86, of 458 Newfound Road, Leicester, died Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at Memorial Campus, Mission Hospital. Mr. Kelly was born in Aiken, SC, and was a son of the late Boykin W. Kelly, Sr. and Edith McCarty Goan. He was married to the late Legie McFee Kelly. He served in the US Navy during WW II and he was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He retired after 30 years with the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. He is survived by one daughter, Judith Ann Sas and husband, Rudie, of Suwanee, GA; one son, Larry W. Kelly of Leicester; one grandson, Jacob Kelly and wife, Veronica, of Gainesville, FL; one sister, Aurelia Frisbee; three nieces, Theresa, Cindy and Leslie and one nephew, Alan. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Pisgah View Memorial Park with the Rev. Dr. L. Wayne Adkisson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 718 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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  1. B. W. was our neighbor for many years on Oak Hill Road. He was a very friendly man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his son and daughter. Love and God Bless – The Sampson Family

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  2. Kelly family,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy in the passing of you loved one.
    Kelly as we affectionately called him when I worked at Coca Cola actually shared in training me while working there. What a sweet person he was and such fun to work with. May God bless you and bring you comfort in the days ahead.

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  3. We thought alot of BW and will miss him dearly. He was a good person with a heart of gold. Our prayers are with the family.

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  4. dear kelly family,
    my heart goes out to you during this time. what a funny and sweet man b.w. was. he would come and eat with me at the moose cafe where we shared good stories and laughed. he always talked about his love for music and his record collection. i know he has found peace and is dancing in the heavens.
    god bless him and his family. I will miss him dearly.
    lucy @ the moose

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