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Larry Rudolph Kelly

Washington, North Carolina

Feb 4, 1946 – Dec 10, 2018


February 4, 1946
December 10, 2018
Washington, North Carolina


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Mr. Larry “Beanzie” Kelly

     Mr. Larry Rudolph “Beanzie” Kelly, age 72, a resident of Foreman Lane, Belhaven, died Monday, December 10, 2018 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

   Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Smithton Baptist Church, Seed Tick Neck Road, Belhaven, conducted by Rev. Walter Taylor. Burial will follow in Ryder Hill Cemetery at Pamlico Beach.  Johnny Brooks, Johnny Rose, Vince Shavender, Buddy Shavender, Mike Davis and Hank Stoop will serve as pallbearers.

     Mr. Kelly was born in Beaufort County on February 4, 1946. He was the son of the late James Denton Kelly and Bessie Modlin Kelly. Mr. Kelly graduated from Pantego High School and served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He worked as a truck driver for Shavender Trucking and later was a heavy equipment operator at PCS. He was a proud member of the N.R.A. Mr. Kelly was a member Shiloh Free Will Baptist Church and had attended Free Union Free Will Baptist Church and Smithton Baptist Church.

   On December 6, 1984, Mr. Kelly married the former Elizabeth “Claudette” Furman, who preceded him in death, November 19, 2013.

   Mr. Kelly is survived by his sister, Faye Kelly Shavender of Greenville and several nieces and nephews.

   In addition to his parents and his wife, Mr. Kelly was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Kelly, Kenneth Kelly and Melborn Kelly.

   The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Paul Funeral Home in Belhaven.

   Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting

    Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is honored to serve the Kelly family.

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Faye, I was sorry to read about Larry. You are my thoughts and prayers

Beansie RIP you and Bucky can talk about the good ole days once again. Prayers for your family.

Beanzie was a very special fellow - always fun to be around. Very sorry for his loss. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Larry R Kelly was a very special person in his own way. He liked to have piece around him and would do a lot to abstain that piece. May he RIP. LOVE YOU LARRY. From: Robert and Phyllis

May Beansie RIP.

I am so very sorry to hear about my Uncle Larry. Although we didn't know each other well, my Dad, Kenneth Kelly, spoke of him often and loved him dearly. My heart goes out to the family and especially to Aunt Faye, a very sweet and kind lady who was there for my Dad as I'm sure she was for Larry as well. May God give you and the family peace, strength, comfort and hope through this time. I will not be able to be at the funeral services but will be thinking of you all and keeping you in my...

God bless the family going to miss Beanzie.

RIP will be missed..