James Robert Skelly, 61, formerly of Kent, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Countryview Manor in Carrollton.
He was born November 2, 1951 in Ravenna to Samuel Andrew and Mary Ellen (Corley) Skelly.
He is survived by sister, Marilyn (Daniel) Schetz of Cuyahoga Falls; and nieces, Jessica (Ken) Bell of Cuyahoga Falls and Leila (John) Rollins of Cuyahoga Falls; and two grand nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David and John; and sister, Elizabeth.
Private graveside services were held at Standing Rock Cemetery. He has lived to this age with a great deal of love and care by the staff at the nursing home. The family asks memorial contributions may be to Countryview Manor, 2193 Commerce Drive, Carrollton, OH 44615. Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.