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John M Kelley

August 21, 1952 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 69)

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Our beloved John Kelley was born in August 21,1952 to the late Betty Jean Kelley and Jonathan Kelley who preceded him in death. He was an only child.
John professed Jesus Christ at an early age. He preached some and loved to spread the good news about Jesus.
John graduated from Bishop Knoll High School in 1973. He met and married his first wife Barbara Mcmillon in 1973. To this union of marriage two children were born and raised: 
Tameka Kelley and Tracey Kelley. He met the love of his life Vera Williams in 1984. They were married until her death in 2015. Out of that union of marriage were two children Johnathon and Joseph Kelley. 
He owned his own cleaning business early in life. He retired from the US Steel Mill. John was a vibrant man. He loved God with all his heart. He was an enthusiast sports fan. He was carefree and loved to play cards, very seldom losing in a good Bid Wisk card game. He was a family man and loved to do things with his children. He would spend some of his leisure time hanging out with the crew of 3D Riders Bikers Club. 
He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Tameka, Tracey, Johnathan, and Joseph Kelley: 5 grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor, Graylon, Elijah, Azaria: 2 great grandchildren, Marcus and Mayjor, 3 Sister-in-laws, Bettie, Shukriyyah, and Marcina, 3 Brother-in-laws, Bradrick Sr, Maurice and Alex. Host of nieces and nephews and friends and relatives. Very special Cousin - Kenneth. 
 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 2, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Divinity Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3831 Main Street
East Chicago, IN 46312

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Divinity Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3831 Main Street
East Chicago, IN 46312
 

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