Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 17, 2014

Robert Marvin Kelly

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MONTCALM — Robert Marvin Kelly, 64, of 246 Crystal Bottom Rd., Montcalm, WV, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Born February 25, 1949 in Iaeger, WV he was a son of the late Cass and Verna Mullins Kelly. Robert was a member of the Church By Christ Jesus, was retired from the Department of Highways in McDowell and was a Night Watchman for several coal companies.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years: Betsy Bailey Kelly of the home, two daughters: Robin Mays and husband John of Montcalm, Angel Carver and husband David of Montcalm, three brothers: Jimmy Ray Kelly of Lashmeet, WV, John Allen Kelly of Pineville, WV, Tommy Kelly of Davy, WV, a sister: Mary Woolridge of Bluefield, WV, and four grandchildren: Ashley Mays, Olivia Mays, Noah Robert Carver, and Jacob Eli Carver.

Funeral services for Mr. Kelly will be conducted Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home located in Bluewell with Reverend Michael Gibson and Reverend Doug Sluss officiating. Burial will follow in the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery located in Roderfield, WV. Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at the Cravens-Shires Funeral home on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Rd. (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV is serving the family of Robert Kelly.