Frankie D. Kelley of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Waldron, Arkansas. Frank was born April 6, 1955 to Marvin F. Kelley and Margie M. (Randolph) Kelley Evans in Cauthron, Arkansas. Frank was 62 years old. Frank was a member of Cauthron Baptist Church in Cauthron, Arkansas.
Frank was an auto mechanic by trade. However, he was versed in many occupations. Frank enjoyed hunting when he was younger. He was a talented guitarist and had a band at one time. Along with his brother they played music for the nursing home and around town. He enjoyed being outside in mother nature.
Frank leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Connie Kelley of the home, children: Andy Kelley of Freeman, Arkansas, Angie Donavan of Arbyrd, Missouri, Benny Smith of Conway, Arkansas, Carol Smith of Conway, Arkansas and Amber Smith of Alma, Arkansas as well as 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Frank is also survived by his mother, Margie Evans of Waldron, Arkansas as well as his siblings: Jim Kelley and wife Beverly of Waldron, Arkansas and Karen Robinson and husband Joe Bill Robinson of Booneville, Arkansas. Frank will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a host of extended family, friends and loved ones.
Frank was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Kelley, one son Jasper Kelley and grandparents, Riley and Myrtle Kelley.
Frank's memorial life celebration will be Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Kirk Cemetery in Cauthron, Arkansas with Rev. Rickey Hunt officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.