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Obituary - Robert Kellett

Robert Milton Kellett Jr., 64, husband of Diane Quinn Kellett for 19 years, died Saturday, September 19, 2009.

Mr. Kellett was born April 19, 1945 in Greenville, to the late Robert M. Kellett Sr. and Mary Armstrong Kellett. He was the owner and operator of Robert Kellett Stables, LLC, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member and past board member of the S.C. Walking Horse Association (SCWHA), where he was honored as the trainer of the year on multiple years, with the most recent being 2007 and 2008. He was a 2005 inductee into the SCWHA Hall of Fame. He served as vice president of the Pickens County Walking Horse Association and as a licensed judge for Walking Horse Shows. He was a member of the Walking Horse Owners Association and the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fountain Inn.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Robert "Bobby" Kellett III and wife Melody; a sister, Bobbie Jane Armstrong and husband Verdin; and three grandchildren, Robyn Kellett, R.M. Kellett IV, and Rebekah Kellett.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mausoleum Chapel of Cannon Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Tom Simmons. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Cannon Memorial Park. The family will receive friends in the Mausoleum Chapel from 1-3:15 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615.

Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
1218 North Main Street
Fountain Inn, SC  29644

1218 N. Main Street • Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Tel: 864-967-2424 • Fax 864-967-2421

1218 N. Main Street • Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Tel: 864-967-2424 • Fax 864-967-2421

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