Services set for deputy

Published 9:45 pm Sunday, April 20, 2014

Services for the Covington County deputy who died Friday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident are set for 2 p.m. Tues., April 22, 2014.

Heath Kelley, age 46, of Red Level died unexpectedly from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Andalusia. The casket will be placed in the church one hour prior to services. The Covington County Sheriff’s Department will serve as honor guards.

Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday at Keahey Funeral Home.

A 1985 graduate of Red Level High School Kelley joined the Covington County Sheriff’s Department eight years ago. He had worked as a jailer before becoming a road deputy.

Survivors will include his wife, Anita Kelley of Red Level; son, Ty (Carrie) Kelley of the Onycha community; daughters, Skylar (Luigi) Raggazoni of Hoover and Jennifer Kelley of Red Level; his father, William Kelley of Red Level; brother, Tim Kelley of Red Level; and his grandchildren, Taya Kelley, Taylor Kelley, and Lucas Raggazoni.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Kelley.

Pallbearers will be Lamar Stokes, Curtis Chesser, Tony Ellison, Tracy Turner, Cliff Potrey and Bo Odom.

Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Well, W. C. Odom and the Covington County Sheriff’s Department and officers with the Alabama State Troopers.