James Albert Kelly, Jr. , age 61, died on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Baptist Health Hardin Hospital. He was born on July 15, 1960 in Chicago, IL. He was previously employed with Best Panel Company & Evolution Brick. James was a very funny guy with a wonderful sense of humor. He made friends with most everyone he met. He was an avid NASCAR fan, liked all types of music and loved to play it loud. James enjoyed cooking and always wanted to feed company who may stop in to visit. He was always willing to lend a hand and help anyone in need.
He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Jessica Lynn Dowell on January 31, 2004.
James is survived by his wife, Patricia "Trish" Kelly of Hardinsburg, Ky
Sons: Jamie Kelly (Tiffany Bothe) of Rineyville, Ky; Justin Kelly of Hardinsburg, KY and Jeremy Kelly of Kirk, KY
Stepson- Harold Dowell, Jr. of Hardinsburg, KY
4 Grandchildren: Chloe Kelly, Quentin Kelly, Lucas Kelly and Willow Ray Irene Parker
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
Visitation will be held from 10:30-1:00 on Thursday.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church