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John Curtis Kelly

June 13, 1951 — December 25, 2019

John Curtis “Johnny” Kelly, 68 of Sanford passed away Wednesday December 25, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Sunday at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home.


Mr. Kelly was born in Sanford, a son of the late Carlyn Walton “Shorty” Kelly and Swannie Powers Kelly. He was preceded in death by siblings, Joyce K. Seago, Patsy K. Worrell, Steve M. Kelly, Richard Lee Kelly, and Edith K. Page.


Mr. Kelly is survived by his wife, Ruth P. Kelly; daughter, Danielle Kelly (Ben Meyers) of Sanford; grandson, Gavin Meyers; sister, Katherine K. Graham of Sanford; many nieces and nephews; his fur babies, Lucy and Mico.


The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00pm Sunday prior to the funeral service.


Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615; or to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374.


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