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Ronald Emerson Kelly

March 7, 1947 — November 2, 2023

Sanford

Ronald Emerson Kelly

 

Ronald Emerson Kelly, 76, of Sanford passed away on Thursday November 2, 2023. A memorial service will be held on Sunday Nov. 5, 2023, at 3pm at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home. The family will receive friends before the service starting at 2pm.

 

Ronald was born in Lee Co. to the late Luke Kelly and Maxine Taylor Kendrick. He worked as an electrician for many years. He loved to hunt, fish and be at the beach on the water. He was also a Carolina basketball fan.

 

Mr. Kelly is survived by his wife Mary Louise Kelly; son Brian Kelly and wife Amanda; daughter Karen Diesfeld and husband James; grandchildren Summer Kelly,  Sean Diesfeld, and Cameron Diesfeld; and sisters Patsy Kelly and Cathy Wood and husband Gary.

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Visitation

Sunday, November 5, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home

509 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

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Memorial Service

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home

509 Carthage St, Sanford, NC 27330

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