Richard Lee Kelly

May 23, 1945 - May 24, 2019
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Richard L. “Dick”  Kelly, age 74,  of Crystal Beach, Texas, passed away Friday May 24th,  2019.  He was born May 23, 1945 in Oklahoma City to Rhoda Porter Kelly and Robert L. Kelly.  Dick served in the US Navy, then worked many years as a diesel mechanic in the New Orleans area.  He later worked in the oil fields all along the Gulf Coast. Dick retired  from the Texas Department of Highways as a Chief Engineer for the Galveston ferry system.

Dick was preceded in death by his oldest son, Richard “Rick” Kelly, Jr.  He is survived by his wife, Linda Kelly; sons, Randall Kelly and Ronald Kelly; grandchildren: Dean, Alan and Christina Kelly; sisters: Betty Hutto, Peggy Smith, and Jeanie Cash.

Dick’s family will receive visitors from 12:00 noon until 3:00 pm, Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home in Galveston, TX.


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Date: Sunday, June 9, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Malloy & Son Funeral Home


3028 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77550

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Born: May 23, 1945
Died: May 24, 2019

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paul r seguin posted on 6/13/19

my deepest condolences on the death of Dick. Dick was a wonderful and fun man whom I have many fond memories of when He was in NH. Paul Seguin