Andrew McKelvey III, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away at the age of 65 on August 27, 2022. He was born in Buffalo, NY on May 15, 1957 to Andrew and Marjorie McKelvey, but grew up in LaGrange Park, IL.
Andrew worked as an insurance agent for most of his adult life.
He is preceded in death by his daughter Sarah McKelvey who passed at the age of 11. He is survived by his daughter Sandra Dettmering (Scott) of Arizona, sons John McKelvey of Illinois and Robert McKelvey (Becky) of Illinois, grandchildren Shayne, Lily, Samantha, Morgan, AJ, Elijah, and Oliver, as well as many cousins and friends. Andrew will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
A Visitation will be held at 12:00 P.M., immediately followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 P.M., on Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., in Phoenix. For those unable to attend the service, a live stream will be available starting at 1:00 P.M. and can be viewed at
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations for Andrew’s services be mailed to 728 E. Michigan Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85022.
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