KELLUM, Alexander Snow, , 67, Tampa. Born February 7, 1947 in Spokane Wash- ington and died May 28, 2014 at the James A. Haley VA Hospital after a long illness. Predeceased by his father Capt. Harry S. Kellum Sr., USAF Ret. and step-father John Geza Nelson, Alex is survived by his mother Rose Breault Nelson, sister, Rose Kellum Llauget (Ron), and nephews Michael and Alex Llauget. He is also survived by his brother Col. Donald Kellum, USAF Ret.(Martha), sisters Nancy McGriff and Ann Croasdell; beloved family, and his trusty German Shepherd, Fritz. A Jefferson High School Class of 1965 graduate, he earned a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Accounting at the University of South Florida, was a CPA, and computer wiz. He proudly served in the US Army and fought in the Vietnam War. Soldiers often return with deep scars - seen and unseen. In loving memory, thank a soldier and ALWAYS welcome them home. Many thanks to the VA Hospital and Hospice Unit, for their compassionate and dedicated service to our military veterans. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to a charity for wounded warriors and veterans. A gathering will be held from 10 -11am at JGR Funeral Home. Military graveside services will be rendered at Florida National Cemetery at 1 pm. Please send online condolences to: jgrfuneralhome.com
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6718 N. Armenia Avenue Tampa, FL 33604
Published in TBO.com on June 1, 2014