Marion Kelly Cregger
Marion Kelly Cregger
  • September 19, 1928 - March 23, 2017
  • North Richland Hills, Texas

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Marion Kelly Cregger of North Richland Hills, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after a long illness. Celebration Of Life Service: 11:00 am, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Davis Boulevard Baptist Church, 5408 Davis Blvd, North Richland Hills, Texas 76180. In Lieu of flowers, it has been requested that donations be made to Davis Blvd. Baptist Church. Interment will follow at a later date in Grants, New Mexico. Kelly was born September 19, 1928 in Havaco, West Virginia, to Marion K. Cregger and Maude Jane Stroupe. He married Margaret Louise Cleary on June 25, 1948. He was an electrician in the coal mines. In 1960, he moved his family to Grants, New Mexico, to work in the booming uranium mines. He later became a policeman, then police chief, and spent 25 years serving as the local Municipal Judge and Magistrate Judge. In 2012, he made a move to Texas to be near some of his family. He loved the Lord and his family. He prayed to the Lord every day, and thanked God for his family. His greatest joy was seeing his grandchildren and great-grandchildren on a regular basis. Kelly was preceded in death by his parents, brothers James and Paul, sisters, Mary, Polly, and Lollie. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Margaret Louise, sons, David Cregger and wife Valerie, Walter Kelly Cregger and wife, Barbara, sister, Betty Monahan, grandchildren Chris Cregger and wife, Soha, Cory Cregger and wife, Kris, Stuart Cregger and wife, Sarah, and Caroline Cregger, great-grandchildren, Camdyn, Sophia, Samuel, and Carter, and numerous nieces and nephews. Arrangements under the direction of Shannon Rufe Snow Drive Funeral Chapel, Fort Worth, TX.