Kelly Douglas Menendez, III, 21, of Crossett, died on Friday, August 25, 2017 in Crossett.
He attended Crossett High School and was a member of Freedom Ministries Church. His loved his family. He had a heart of gold, was a jokester and was known for playing jokes on his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by a niece, Kaitlynn Jane Kelley, an uncle, Jason Lyles, his best friend, Mikey Navarro and his grandfather, Kelly Menendez, I.
He is survived by his fiancé, McKenzi Smith of Bastrop, Louisiana; a daughter, McKenli Grace, who will arrive in October 2017; a son, Kelly Menendez IV of Crossett; his mother and stepfather, Wendy Harper and Scott Harper of Bastrop, Louisiana; his father, Kelly Menendez, II, of Crossett; two sisters, Paiton Creekmore and husband, Ethan, of Hamburg and Madison Stevens of Bastrop, Louisiana; his grandparents, Patty and Telford Norman, Jimmy and Janet Kelley, all of Hamburg, and Pat Lewis of Russellville; his great-grandmother, Angeline Menendez of Bogalusa, Louisiana; four uncles, Jimmy Don Kelley of Hamburg, Jonathon Kelley and wife, Janet, of Louisiana, Mark Kelley and wife, Shayna, of Fountain Hill and Kyle Bouldin of Tulsa, Oklahoma; seven nieces, Morgan and Jasci Kelley, Audi, Clarity and Bentleigh Creekmore, Riley & McKinley Bouldin and a host of other family and friends.
A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Freedom Recovery, 228 Treswell Road, Hamburg, AR 71646.