Junior Kellam, age 88, of Olivia, NC, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Moore County surrounded by his family.
He was born in Harnett County on June 7, 1931 to the late Will McKinley Kellam and Minnie Carter Kellam. In addition to his parents, Junior was preceded in death by his wife, Orene Goins Kellam; brothers, John Kellam, Jim Kellam and Luther Kellam; sisters, Ethel Fore and Myrtle Hickman. Junior worked in home construction for many years. He proudly served his Country in the US Army.
He is survived by son, Mark Kellam of Olivia; two daughters, Dottie Gaines and husband, Mickey of Bear Creek and Shelia Burke and husband, Ronnie of Olivia; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one sister, Margie Hickman.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 12:00 pm until 1:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow in the chapel at 1:00 PM with Pastor Curtis Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Cemetery.
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