Charles Edward Kelly
Charles Edward Kelly
  • January 5, 1947 - March 23, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Charles Edward “Chuck” Kelly, 70, died Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Warrior’s Walk at the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center.

He was born January 5, 1947 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late Elmer E. Kelly and Frances Agnes O’Driscoll Kelly. He graduated from Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Connecticut and enlisted in the United States Air Force. He served as a firefighter while stationed in Florida and Thailand. He attended Cecil’s Business College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he also worked for many years for Community Cash stores.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Arrowood Kelly of Columbia; his sisters, Kathleen Hurley (Joe) of Milford, Connecticut and Margaret Kelly Hamrick (Larry) of Isle of Palms, South Carolina. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by his sister, Henrietta Millington.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made be made to The American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210; or the National Kidney Foundation, 500 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

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