KELLY, Daniel Charles, 56, loving husband and father, of Mechanicsville, Va., passed away March 7, 2013. Dan was a police officer of 17 years for the City of Richmond and 12 years as senior special agent for the Virginia Dept. of Motor Vehicles. Dan's passions were to bake, refinish furniture, read countless books and his love for his two little dogs, D'arcy and Dooley. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Daniel; and mother, Mary Jane Kelly. Dan is survived by his wife of 34 years, Susan J. Kelly; son, Phillip Daniel Kelly (Crystal); older brother, David Kelly (Linda); two older sisters, Kathleen Boone (David) and Mary Anna Rana (Arvind); his father's sister, aunt Regina Deshon (William); many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving in-laws. Originally from Ohio, he moved to Virginia in 1984, so very Irish, and a man of great faith and love of the Lord. He was a true believer and was born again March 12, 1994. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Fairmount Christian Church, 6502 Creighton Rd., Mechanicsville, Va. 23111, with a reception to follow.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.