The creator placed Michael in his mother’s womb, and he was born into this world on August 26, 1945, to Dr. and Mrs. Peter C. Kelly (Juanita) in New York, NY.
He was raised in Conway, SC and at the age of 13 attended St. Emma Military Academy (Catholic Military boarding school) in Piotan, Virginia, later he attended Howard University in Washington, DC. Serving in the US Air Force as an air traffic controller he was deployed many times.
He leaves behind his loving wife Diane, 2 wonderful children David and Nyasha, 6 grandchildren David Micah Jr, Daye’ Michelle, Terrence Lamar, Dakota Michelle, Daxy Micah and Aaron Jordan, and a host of nieces and nephews. Special thanks to his big brother Pat and little brother Anthony, Brandon, Quinton, Shea, Wesley and Tony for their input in Mike’s homegoing service.
Michael Leon Kelly of Conway passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 5:00 pm, Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Ocean View Funeral Home and Beach Crematory, Conway Chapel.
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