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Celebrating the life of

Billy Moore Kerley

March 17, 1934 - March 19, 2022

Billy Moore Kerley

Billy Moore Kerley, age 88, of Savannah, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on March 19, 2022.

Bill is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Julia Patricia Remion Kerley, his children,  Vicki Parker (Roy), Anthony W. Kerley, Valerie McGrath (Alvin), Julie Smith (Tim), Timothy J. Kerley; 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, several in-laws, neices and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents,  William Otto Kerley and Vira Mai Howard Kerley; brother, Howard Wilson; sister, Dilla Marie Burt, and grandson David Allen McGrath.

Bill was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends, all of whom he loved dearly.

Bill served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force and graduated from Ferris State University in 1961. Bill retired from K-Mart where he worked as a Registered Pharmacist. Bill was communicant of Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church on Wilmington Island, GA.

Visitation and a Rosary service will be held Tuesday, March 22nd from 5:00-7:00 at Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church with Rev. Michael J. Kavanaugh celebrating. Burial will follow in Catholic Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Bill's caregiver, Ann Jacobs for the compassinate care given to their father during his illness. 

In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be sent to GHC Hospice Foundation or Meals on Wheels of Savannah.

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Valerie &Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May you find strength & comfort that only God can provide. May he Rest In Peace. Anita & Richard

- Morgan , Savannah , Ga.

Pat,Valerie and family may the good Lord give you strength to get through this most difficult time. Sending much love and prayers

- Gail and Eddie Wallace, Snellville , Georgia

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I'm so sorry Jessica...thoughts and prayers to you and yr family ...❤️

- Mary E Viera-Moniz, Bluffton, SC

Pat so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. We were in high school together.

- Elsie Evans. (Lucken), Savannah, Ga.31410

I am so sorry Jessica. May you find strength and comfort in those wonderful memories you cherish. Prayers dear friend.

- Linda Aufderheide, North Redington Beach, Florida

Julie, I’m sorry to hear this news. Your family is in my prayers. May Bill rest In peace. Griffin

- Griffin Thomas, Boston , MA

Alvin and Joe, my deepest compassion goes out to you and your family. I am praying for God's peace and strength for you. May the peace of God be with you.

- Nadine Allen, Savannah, Georgia

Pat and family, God's peace be with you. Bill fought a good battle. I am so sorry for your lost. Anne Barre Thomas

- Anne Barre Thomas, Savannah, GA

Valerie and family our thoughts and prayers are with you.

- Margie and Al Hotard, Savannah, Georgia

Valerie. Prayers for you and your family.

- Nancy Manucy Lawson , Savannah , GA

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May God's love bring the Kerley family comfort and peace during this difficult time. Hugs and Prayers Tamara

- Tamara Beth Burt, Union City, TN

My sweet Julesy - I am so very sorry for your loss. You were very fortunate to have such a sweet man as you Dad. Please know that I love you and am praying for you, Tim, the girls, and your entire family.

- Susan Broker, Savannah, Georgia

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace. Amen.

- Will and Pam O’Donnell, Pooler, Georgia

Pat, all the children and family, I was sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Please.know you're in my thoughts and prayers for comfort, strength and peace. Love you all!

- Betty (O'Neal) White, Blackshear , GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200

  • Burial
  • on Wed, March 23, 2022
  • Catholic Cemetery
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