James B. Kelly, 75 of Mantua, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at his residence. He was born March 25, 1939 in Akron, Ohio to the late Homer and Kathryn (Reese) Kelly. Mr. Kelly has lived in Florida the past 25 years and just recently moved back to Mantua. He retired from the Chrysler Corporation in Twinsburg and was previously a volunteer firefighter for the Mantua Shalersville fire department. Jim graduated from Springfield High School. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Carol Sheppard.
Survivors include his children Wendy Carlton, Michael Kelly, his grandchildren Jason Carlton, Brandon Kelly and great granddaughter Annie Carlton. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Westlawn Cemetery Mantua, Ohio. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.
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