Dennis Ray Kelley Sr., 67, of Neelyville, Missouri, passed away February 7, 2015 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born February 3, 1948 at Deering, Missouri to the late Burneis Kelley and Luella Walker Kelley.

He enjoyed working, spending time with family and enjoyed westerns and Cardinal baseball. He was a member of the Eagles Club in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

On April 12, 2000 at Piggott, Arkansas he was married to Sharon Abanatha.  She survives.

Also surviving, his children, Dennis Kelley Jr. and wife, Dee Dee of Liberty, Missouri, Lisa Henry and husband, Don of Bernie, Mo., Amy Mekan and husband, Todd of Bernie, Mo., Marian Gray and husband, Brad of Jonesboro, Arkansas; six sisters, Patricia Parker of Malden, Mo., Emma Bowling of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Brenda Neal of Malden, Mo., Sarah Musgrave of Gideon, Mo., Trella Musgrave of Malden, Mo., and Diane Kelley of Kennett, Mo.; three brothers, Robert Kelley of Holcomb, Mo., Bobby Kelley of Wrangell, Alaska and Elmer “Buster” Kelley of Portageville, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Alyssa Kelley, Abigail Kelley, Dennis Ray Kelley III, Brooke Lynn Kelley, Weston Henry, Bailey Henry, Kaylee Pillow Alison Mekan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as two sisters, Sue Kelley and Lorretta Norris and one brother, Sonny Kelley.

Visitation for Mr. Kelley will be February 10, 2014 in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel of Neelyville starting at 10 am with the funeral following at 1:00 p.m.. Burial will be in the Memorial Gardens in Poplar Bluff, Missouri with Rev Jeff McConnaughay and Rev. Donnie Fowler officiating.