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Harold D. Kelley

March 12, 1936 — September 8, 2021


Harold D. Kelley, 85, of Bellevue, died on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Bronson Hospital Battle Creek.

Harold was born March 12, 1936, in Dayton Tennessee to Beathered B. and Christine (Hunter) Kelley. He graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1955.  He would go on and graduate from Northwestern University.  On May 26, 1956, he married Florence A. Kinnie, in Battle Creek.  She preceded him in death in 1993.

Harold owned and operated Kelley Orthopedics in Battle Creek for 40 years.  He sold the business in 2000. Harold loved his work and taking care of the people.  He enjoyed hunting, camping and traveling abroad.  Harold loved spending time with his family and caring for others.

He is survived by two sons, Toney Kelley and Timothy Kelley; and a brother Al Kelley.  He was preceded in death by parents; wife; three sisters and a brother.

A graveside service will take place at 10am on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Bellevue Riverside Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are requested to one’s choice.  Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services.  Leave a personal message for the family and sign the online guestbook at

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Graveside Service

Friday, September 10, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Bellevue Riverside Cemetery

West Street, Bellevue, MI 49021

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