John P. Kelley

August 16, 2009

John P. Kelley 85, of Frankfort, IN, died 5:15 p.m. Sunday, August 16, 2009 at Wesley Manor. He was born July 30, 1924 in Frankfort, IN, to the late Frank W. & Jennie R. (Lung) Kelley. He married Betty A. McIntosh on February 20, 1944 at the Lafayette Methodist Parsonage and she survives. Mr. Kelley was a 1943 graduate of Frankfort High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during WWII. He retired from Coca Cola after 40 years of service. He was a member of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church and a former member at the Trinity United Methodist Church for over 50 years. He was a lifetime member of the Elks, where he was exalted ruler in 1964-1965 and 1977-1978, Moose Lodge, VFW, and a 50 year member of the American Legion. Mr. Kelley served on the Utility Board for 7 years, and the Frankfort City Council for 3 terms.

Visitation and Services

Services 2 p.m. Thursday, August 20, 2009 at the Wesley Manor Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 19, 2009 from 5-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home and from 1-2 p.m. Thursday prior to the service at the Wesley Manor chapel. Entombment with military honors will be in Greenlawn Mausoleum. Donations in memory of Mr. Kelley may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: Betty A. Kelley of Frankfort, IN 2 Sons: Michael L. (Diana) Kelley of Frankfort, IN and Timothy J. (Dawn) Kelley of Frankfort, IN 3 Grandchildren: Eric M. (Annette) Kelley, Erin L. (Josh) Swinford and Joseph P. Kelley 8 Great Grandchildren: Madeline, Cameron, Patrick, Jacob and Elizabeth Swinford, John, James and Dekota Kelley

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Carl, Cleo, Keith, Rolland and Paul Kelley, one sister, Martha Crampton.


8 Condolences for “John P. Kelley”

  1. Cathy Jo August 18, 2009 at 11:43 am

    R.I.P. John
    My prayers are with all the family.

  2. Sharon Smith August 18, 2009 at 8:19 pm

    Tim and Dawn,
    You are all in our prayers and thoughts. We are thinking of you during this time of grief.
    Dan and Sharon

  3. Sue & Brad Stockberger August 19, 2009 at 9:08 am

    Our sympathy to all the family, John was such a nice man. He will be truly missed. Brad & Sue Stockberger

  4. Jan Thomas and Joy Hoyer Thomas August 19, 2009 at 10:39 am

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Keith Fisher/Fisher & Associates August 19, 2009 at 3:09 pm

    To the Family of John Kelley;
    Thinking of you and extending our sincere sympathy in the passing of your beloved husband, father, and grandfather. May you find comfort in this time of sorrow by reflecting on the special and happy memories from the past. He will certainly be missed by all who knew him.

  6. Teresa Taylor August 19, 2009 at 4:53 pm

    Kelly Family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. John was a very special man, and I thought alot of him. He will be missed.

  7. John & Darla Large August 22, 2009 at 12:34 am

    To the Family of John Kelley,
    John was special man to this community, he will be missed. We will be praying for all of you, God will get you through the loss of John, but you will never forget him, remember the good times. Love & God Bless You All……….

  8. Ginger Creasy August 24, 2009 at 5:10 pm

    Mike and Family,
    We the Creasy family are so sorry for your loss, and have you in our prayers and thoughts. God bless you and your family.

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