Larry Dean “Butch” Kellett was born the son of Loyd Kellett and Mamie (Martin) Kellett on September 11, 1942, in Thayer, Missouri, and departed this life September 3, 2016, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, at the age of 73 years.
He was united in marriage on May 27, 1963, at Jeff, Missouri, to Joan Williams.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Kellett, of the home in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one daughter, Shanna Kellett of Thayer, Missouri; two grandchildren, Cody Crowell of Thayer, Missouri, and Holly Kellett and fiancé, Dylan McDermott of Brooklyn, Arkansas; one great grandchild, Trinity McDermott; one sister, Betty Gazano of Clayton, California; eleven nieces and nephews, Mark, Matt and Janet Ohanis,Vikki, Austin and Dallas Chavez, Sherry and Daniel Gazano, Rick Toomey and wife, Tilda, Angela Wilson and Brian Toomey; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Mamie Kellett; his son, Brett Kellett; and two sisters, Peggy Ohanis and Mary Wilkerson.
Butch was a self-employed stock broker and worked as a private citizen in security, spending fifteen months in Iraq.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Thayer. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, dad, granddad and a friend to all.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 7th from 1:00 until time of the service.
Burial will be in the Jeff Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.