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John Howard Kelly

1952 - 2021



John Howard Kelly, 68, son of the late Wallace, Jr, and Dorothy Hall Kelly who was born on Jun 16, 1952, being one of their 4 children  left his earthly home on April 21, 2021, at  the St. Joseph Hospice Care Center. John was a musician who played base and sang with his band  Whiskey Train around the mid to late 70’s of which he was very proud to have been a part. He will be fondly remembered by his daughter Sarah Kelly and her Mother Theresa Kennedy, daughter Taylor Hisgen, and son Curtis Kelly, grandchildren Olivia Freeman, Ashton and Mia Bell. Childhood memories will be cherished by sisters Louise Kelly and Doe Kelly. John is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.  John was preceded in death by his brother Mike Kelly. In accordance with his wishes cremation was chosen with not Service.  “When I come to the end of the road, and the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom filled room”.  Hager & Cundiff values nothing more than the trust given to us to care for John’s cremation arrangements by his family.

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Linda Horton

May 27, 2021 4:05 PM

I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. I remember his love for his children and especially Sara Bell. Your family is in my prayers.
Linda Horton

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May 3, 2021 1:54 PM

I am so sorry. John has been a good friend since I was fourteen. He will be missed.

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April 23, 2021 2:25 PM

John was the best friend someone could have. I could talk to him for hours non-stop. We could joke, talk about science, horses , and even just about life. I'm gonna miss him. The combination of intelligence and humor like he had are most certainly rare. I'll see you on the other side my friend. Your best friend ,Harry Brooks

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