April 23, 1948 - July 13, 2021
James “Jim” Kelly, age 73, of Unicoi, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at his home. A native of Selma, NC, Jim is a son of the late James and Annie Kelly. He loved woodworking, small engine repair, fishing, camping, and most of all working in flowers. Jim was a member of Oak Land Avenue Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kelly is preceded in death by his first wife Judith Ann Kelly in 2014. James “Jim” Kelly has left behind to cherish his memory: Wife: June Kelly; Daughers: Amy Wall and husband Dennis, Angelia Wood and husband Corey, Jackie Willoughby and husband Donnie; Grandchildren: Kristine Santos, Kelly Laing and husband Craig, Emily Johnson and husband Adam, Eric Wall, Shawn Willoughby, Ashley Willoughby, Grace Harshman; Great grandchildren: Hayden Johnson and Laci Wall; Sister: Barbara Ann Johnson; Beloved dog: Trixie, Step-children: T.J. Fish and wife Lisa, James Camron, Katie Tino; And step grandchildren: Michael Perkins, Taylor Basanti, Midajah Scalf, Anderson Fish. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of James “Jim” Kelly in a funeral service to be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 16, 2021, in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. Associate Pastor Charles Biggs will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 12:00pm on Friday, July 16, 2021 and will continue until service time at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday July 16, 2021 in Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending the committal service should meet at Valley Funeral Home by 1:00pm to go in procession. Serving as pallbearers will be Noah Dale, Eric Wall, Corey Wood, Dennis Wall, Adam Johnson, and James Camron. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of James “Jim” Kelly through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
James “Jim” Kelly, age 73, of Unicoi, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at his home. A native of Selma, NC, Jim is a son of the late James and Annie Kelly. He loved woodworking, small engine repair, fishing, camping, and most... View Obituary & Service Information
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