Kelly, Hoyt William Sr. (Dalton)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Hoyt William Kelly Sr., 57, of Dalton, GA, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at the Hamilton Medical Center. 

Hoyt was born January 18, 1955 in Dalton, son of the late William and Virginia Walston Kelly; and was also preceded in death by his son, Hoyt Kelly Jr.; brothers, David Kelly Sr., RB "Bud" Kelly; and sisters, Wanda Faye Hurley and Annette Baxter. 

He is survived by his wife, Janice Clack; children, Chris Kelly and Tisha Paum, Ralph Clack Jr., Crystal Clack all of Dalton, GA, Lora Stinson of Ft. Oglethorpe and Marie Clack of Tunnel Hill; special friends, Kathy Wood of Dalton and Ann Church of Ohio; grandchildren, Michael and Ashlyn Kelly, Coral Channey; six step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from 9-10 a.m. Friday, December 21. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.



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