Stanley Kelly

Published 12:47 pm Friday, October 20, 2023









Stanley Kelly, 87, of Harrodsburg, passed away Oct. 12, 2023 in Wilmore. He was born on May 7, 1936 in Harlan to the late Ross and Eunice Robinson Kelly. Stanley is preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Stevens Kelly.

Stanley was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist faith. He was a skilled stone mason for many, many years. He restored over 100 historic homes throughout his career, including Shaker Village, Liberty Hall, Farmington, Locust Grove, Orlando Brown House, just to name a few. He was an avid hunter of quail and grouse.

Surviving are two sons, Harlan Clay Kelly (Tina) and Monte Ross Kelly (Diana), both of Harrodsburg; daughter, Lisa Chandler (Jim) of Danville; sister, Kelma Johnson (Ray) of Danville; grandchildren, Joseph Chase Cunningham (Rhonda), Justin Ray Kelly (Heather), Jackson Ross Kelly, Hunter Clay Kelly (Brooklynn), Morgan Trace Kelly, Travis Lane Kelly( Kaylee) and Colton Lee Kelly; and great-grandchildren, Jaden Kelly, Aviana Cunningham, Ali Kelly and Ainslee Cunningham.

Funeral services were Oct. 17 at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Smith officiating. Burial followed in Bellevue Cemetery with military honors.