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Robert Floyd Kelly, retired from the United States Army and the oil field, passed away Sunday evening, December 17, 2006 in the Drumright Regional Hospital at the age of 76 years.
The son of the late Samuel F. Kelly and Bessie E. Goff, Robert was born on November 30, 1930 at home in the 400 block of North Kings Highway in Cushing and was reared and educated here, graduating from Cushing High school in the year 1950.
He served in the United States Army from January of 1957 until January of 1977, receiving numerous awards and decorations from the U.S. Army, serving in France, Korea, and Germany.
He was united in marriage to Vera Juanita Malcom on January 25, 1951 in Cushing and to this union one daughter, Nita Cheryl was born. She preceded him in death on February 10, 1981.
Robert enjoyed camping, boating and water skiing. Also, later in life he raised roller pigeons and had one special pigeon Silver, which was the light of his life. He also raised a baby blue jay and surprised himself at this accomplishment. He enjoyed life and all of Godís creatures.
He is survived by one daughter Nita Cheryl Spiczka of Golden, CO; two grandchildren, Gregory Scott Spiczka and Pamela Denise Spiczka; one daughter-in-heart Jane Bettes; two cousins, Bill Kelly and Sybil Wilson; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 21, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. in the Memorial Chapel of the Davis Funeral Home with Reverend Ted Uhlig, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Fairlawn Cemetery.
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