Kenneth Dean Kelly, Sr. passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the age of 69.  He was born on December 30, 1947 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Dorothy Russell Kelly Arthur and the late Adam Terry Kelly.  He was a resident of Loranger, Louisiana.  Kenneth was a master welder and pipe fitter and also a supervisor at a valve manufacturing company.  He loved woodworking and spending time with his family.  Kenneth was an incredible husband, father, grandfather, and a friend to everyone he met and will be deeply missed by all.  

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Linda Zaffuto Kelly; daughter, Stacey Lynn Kelly McGraw and her husband Michael; grandchildren, Haley Rose and Hanna Rose, and Raeleigh McGraw; brother of heart, Terry Zaffuto; and sister-in-law, Susan Zaffuto and their 3 sons, Chase, Jason, and Terry, Jr.

He was preceded in death by his father, Adam Terry Kelly; mother, Dorothy Russell Kelly Arthur; children, infant baby Kelly, Lisa Ann Kelly, and Kenneth D. Kelly, Jr.; and siblings, Russell, Patrick, and Larry Kelly.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Service at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Loranger Community Cemetery.

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