Harry T. Kelley 1920 - 2010 Basehor
Services for Harry T. Kelley, 90, Basehor, were Monday, Oct. 25, at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home. Burial with military honors was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Kelley died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Sept. 7, 1920, in the Rosedale community of Kansas City, Kan., the son of Ace Albert and Jessie K. (Johnson) Kelley. He lived in the Kansas City area all of his life.
Mr. Kelley served his country honorably from 1940 to 1945 in the U.S. Navy. He was an ex-prisoner of war, captured for three and a half years under Japan. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 11499 in Basehor. He also served as member to the American Ex-Prisoners Of War, Disabled American Veterans and MOC (Military Order Of The Cooties).
A son, Calvin D. Kelley, died earlier.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Audrey M. (Jones) Kelley, of the home, two sons: Harry T. Kelley Jr., Joplin, Mo., and Carl B. (Dee) Kelley, Antioch, Calif.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Disabled American Veterans, sent in care of the funeral home 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, KS 66112.
Online condolences may be left at chapelhill-butler.com.