Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

William McKelvey WILLIAM J. MCKELVEY passed away on Sept. 16, 2020, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery at Oklahoma City. He was born on March 27, 1927, in Clearfield, IA, where he grew up and was Valedictorian of his high school graduating class. He then enlisted at age 17 in the U.S. Navy & served during WWII. When William came home, he went to Lincoln, NE to work at Western Electric. There, he met Mable Woods, who would become his wife. Together, they had a son, Gary, who preceded them in death; and a daughter, Susan McGraw; son-in- law, Patrick McGraw; grandson, Sean and wife Leanne; as well as three great-grandchildren, Elsie, Brecken, and Desmond. William worked at Western Electric in Lincoln, Oklahoma City, and Dallas for over 45 years, & he was also a member of the Village Methodist Church for over fifty years. He will be greatly missed.