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Charles Robert Kelly Jr.


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Charles Robert Kelly Jr. Obituary
Kelly, Charles Robert Jr.,

of Louisville, passed away peacefully Monday July 31, 2017, one day before his 81st birthday.

Charles was born in the mountain village of Buhi, in the Philippine Islands in 1936 and survived the atrocities of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles R. Kelly, Sr. and Monique Alcantara Kelly and stepmother Molly Tsu Kelly, stillborn son: Timothy Patrick, brother: Ruben B. Kelly, sister: Juanita Verginia Kelly.

Charles was a proud graduate of dupont Manual High School (1956) and enjoyed a 42 year career as an advanced manufacturing engineer at General Electric Appliances, specializing in plastics, before retiring in 1997. He was an avid golfer, skilled bowler and revered dart thrower.

Charles is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janice Fowler Kelly, daughters, Cynthia Kelly (Gary Luckett) Monica Molnar (John), and sons, Michael (Barbie), Joel (Sonia). Charles' legacy lives on through his grandchildren: Emily Nelson (Dustin), Ben (Rachella Harris), Sierra, Isabella and Christian, as well as his great-grandchildren: Riley, Lily, Marley and Roc.

Charles' family would like to thank the doctor and staff at the Franciscan HealthCare Center for the compassion and care they provided him.

Visitation will be Friday from 2-8 p.m. at Bosse Funeral Home, 1355 Ellison at Barret Avenue. Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Bosse with interment to follow at Resthaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his honor to: Kentucky Refugee Ministries 969-B Cherokee Road, Louisville, KY 40204 - OR - Kosair Charities 982 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2017
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