George Malcolm Kelly



George Malcolm Kelly, 74, of Burgaw passed gently from his earthly life on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center.

He was born July 4, 1943 in Wilmington to the late Clifford David and Eleanor Ezzell Kelly.

George is survived by his brother, Thomas Kelly and wife, Brenda; niece, Janet Kelly Scholle and husband, Frank; nephew, David Thomas Kelly and wife, Rhonda; and great nephew and nieces, Madelyn Scholle, Mason Scholle and Tali Guzman.

George grew up in Pender County near the small town of Atkinson and graduated from Atkinson High School in 1962. He served his country proudly as an aircraft technician in the US Air Force. After serving his country George worked for seven years with Lockheed Aircraft in Marietta, GA. Returning back to Pender County, George worked and retired from Interroll Corporation in Wilmington.

George was a quiet man and a real gentleman who loved his family. He was a gifted machinist. George was loved, respected and will be missed.

The family will have a time of sharing, a gathering of friends on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home in Burgaw from 4 to 6:00 p.m.

Memorial gifts may be given to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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A service of Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel.