Anthony Ray Kelly

August 9, 1957 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 63)


Anthony Ray Kelly, 63, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Anthony was born on August 9, 1957 to the late Lee W. and ParaLee Kelly in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of Wichita Falls and graduated from S.H. Rider High School in 1975. In 1976, he became a fireman for the Wichita Falls Fire Department, where he worked until 1983. In 1980, he started his career as a freight lines driver with Roadway Express, where he worked until his retirement in 2010. He played the bass guitar and was a member of the Tu-Tones band for many years. He was an avid fisherman and a big Dallas Cowboys fan.

Along with his parents, Anthony was preceded in death by his son; Juan Kelly and brother; Jerry LeWayne Kelly.

He is survived by his sons; Galen Kelly and Derrick Kelly, his daughter; Alisha Kelly, sister; Marie Kelly, Ten grandchildren; Juanya Kelly, Marsha Kelly, Garen Kelly, Syneah Kelly, Khalia Kelly, Ayana Kelly, Elijah Kelly, Chad Kelly, Tino Ayala, Jr. and Isabella Ayala, Three great grandchildren, Three nephews; Anthony K. Kelly, Brandon Kelly and Hunter Kelly.

Anthony will be dearly missed by his children, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Graveside Services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Lakeview Cemetery with the Rev. Martin King, Jr., officiating. Professional Services By: Ainsworth & Young Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service
May 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Lake View Cemetery
4300 Southwest Parkway
Wichita Falls, TX 76308