Nov 25 2017
William Herschel Kellum, 82, passed away on Wednesday November 22, 2017. He was born December 9, 1934 in Jacksonville, FL, to the late James & Melva Kellum. William had lived in Jacksonville, FL all of his life other than during his military career, attended Andrew Jackson High School and was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran and served in the U.S. Air force as a Chief Master Sergeant, loved taking care of his wife, being a semi-truck driver and will be dearly missed by all. William was predeceased by his wife of 16 years, Jacqueline Kellum; son, William “Bebo” Herschel Kellum, Jr.; brothers, Curtis, Herbert and Buddy. Survivors include his sister, Janie; son, James “Pete” Kellum; daughter, Linda Kraai ; step daughter, Holly Olson (Eric) and step son, Mark Johns; 6 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, other family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday November 28 at 11:30 am, in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Rd 32218, with Pastor Jim Matthews, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville National Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of N.E. FL.