Kelly Council (Dean H. Council Jr.)/Mary Iva Walker Council

DAMASCUS–A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Upper Springfield Cemetery (Damascus Meeting House) Damascus for Kelly Council (Dean H. Council Jr.) and Mary Iva Walker Council.

Kelly Council (Dean H. Council Jr.) died Aug. 24, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Julia (Pemberton) Council, and stepchildren Trey Lundy and wife Sara Lundy, Becky Lundy and husband Augustus Fleming; and three granddaughters. He is also survived by his sister, Sally Wilson. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dean H. and Mary Iva Council.

Kelly moved to Hopewell, Va., in 2004 while working in the cell phone service industry.

Kelly graduated from Brethren Christian High School in Long Beach, CA in 1978. He saved countless lives as a fireman/paramedic for Los Angeles County Fire Department. He also served the Long Beach Police Department, including providing security on the Queen Mary.

Mary Iva Walker Council died July 2, 2003.

She was survived by her children, Sally Louise Wilson, Mary Dean Ritchie, Kelly Council (Dean H. Council Jr.) and Judy Aronson. She dedicated her life to her family and her church, living in Long Beach and Los Osos, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dean H. Council.