William Kelley


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Posted Online: May 03, 2011, 5:42 pm
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William D. "Will" Kelley, 20, of Rock Island, died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Trinity Rock Island.

Memorial services are 11 a.m. on Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

William was born on March 30, 1991, in Pontiac, Mich., a son of Lawrence D. and Lynn M. Squanda Kelley.

His favorite job was working as an assistant in the music industry.

Will enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and being with people.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Lynn and Larry Murphy, Shepherd, Mich.; father and stepmother, Lawrence and Kathy Kelley, the Quad-Cities; brother and sister-in-law, Derek and Kylie Kelley, Fort Hood, Texas; sister, Elizabeth Kelley, Shepherd; half-brothers, Travis Kelley, serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, and Trent Kelley, Atlanta, Ga.; half-sister, Trish Larson, Chicago; grandparents, Robert and Billie Squanda, Grayling, Mich., and Minnie and Wayne Thomas, East Moline; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Online condolences may be left at www.wheelanpressly.com.














 



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