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1953 David 2022

David Mitchell Kelly

September 16, 1953 — June 14, 2022

Big Sandy, Tennessee

David Mitchell Kelly, age 68, resident of Big Sandy, Tennessee and husband of Wanda Sue Kelly, departed this life Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

David was born September 16, 1953 in Panama City, Florida, the son of Dorothy Jean Welsh Kelly and the late Don Keith Kelly. He was married June 2, 1972 to Wanda Sue Thomas Kelly and was a member of Bridge of Hope in Paris, Tennessee. David was employed as a contractor for 47 years and served as a building inspector in Shelby County. He also served as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff in Benton County, Tennessee for eight years. He was an avid history reader who loved bicycling, running and hunting.

Mr. Kelly is survived by his wife of 50 years, Wanda Sue Kelly of Big Sandy, TN; his daughter, Layla Collier (Jim) of Murray, KY; his son, William David Kelly (Débora) of Cordova, TN; his mother, Dorothy Jean Kelly; his sister, Linda Gibson of Maryville, TN; his brother, Don Kelly, Jr. of Acworth, GA; three grandchildren, Morgan Tanner, Macey Collier and Noah Kelly; and two great-grandchildren, Mercadez Tanner and Braxton Tanner.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Bridge of Hope, 1575 Highway 641 South, Paris, TN 38242.

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