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Edwin Kelly

June 12, 1925 – February 21, 2019

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Obituary for Edwin Kelly Harless

Edwin “Ed” Kelly Harless, 93, of Salem, Virginia, passed away February 21, 2019, at Lewis Gale Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Ed was a Navy veteran. He was also a graduate of Roanoke College where he was a member of the Hall of Fame. During his life he was a teacher/coach at Andrew Lewis High School. He then became an insurance agent with State farm.

Ed is preceded in death by his parents, Lelia Gertrude Vaught and Zannie Ward Harless and his brother, Herbert Harless. He is survived by his wife, Bernice “Bunny” John Harless; children, David Harless, Paul Harless, and Janet Kubik; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held Sunday, February 24, 2019, from 2-4:00 P.M. at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 305 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, Va. 24153. A private family graveside service will be held Monday at Sherwood Memorial Park. Reverend Mark Tolley will be officiating.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the Virginia Veterans Care Center, particularly the nurses and staff on 2 West for their extraordinary levels of care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable donation to the Virginia Veterans Care Center in his honor at 4550 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke, VA 24017

First Visitation

When Sunday, February 24th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home
305 Roanoke Boulevard
Salem, Virginia 24153
Additional Information

Private Family Graveside Information

Monday, February 25th, 2019 2:00pm
Rev Mark Tolley
Sherwood Memorial Park Abbey
1250 East Main St.
Salem, VA 24153

Interment Information

Monday, February 25th, 2019 2:00pm
Sherwood Memorial Park
1250 East Main Street
Salem, Virginia 24153