Leslie Lee Kelley – 1926-2011

KELLEY, Leslie Lee, age 84, of Englewood, Florida, passed away on February 4, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Peyton and Edith Hall Kelley; his brother, Oscar Peyton Kelley; and his grandson, Ryan West. Lee grew up in Richmond, graduated from John Marshall High School and served in the Army during WW II. He was a past Master and a lifelong member of the Westhampton Masonic Lodge in Richmond. Lee is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline T. Kelley; daughter, Leslie (Ken) Messersmith of Richmond, Va., daughter, Martha (Mark) Berry of Williamsburg, Va., daughter, Jeannie (Roy) Highfill of Winston-Salem, N.C.; stepdaughter, Kim (Mike) Rodriguez of Bumpass, Va.; stepson, Mark of Gloucester, Va.; grandson, Kamen (Melanie) Gordon of Glen Allen, Va.; grandsons, Tyler and Wynn Berry of Williamsburg, Va.; stepgrandsons, Jack and Oliver Rodriguez of Bumpass, Va.; great-grandchildren, Isaac and Isabelle Gordon of Glen Allen, Va.; Lee was a friend to all and knew no strangers. He spent many of his later years in the service of others. Lee was loved by many and will be deeply missed by family and friends. Details about a memorial service to be held in Richmond, Va., will be announced at a later date.