MOUNT VERNON — Jimmie “Jim” Kelly, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the age of 65.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Julia Kelly; children, Darian (Tiffany) Kelly and Amy (Cody) McGuire; grandchildren, Allison Foster, Garrett and Brady Kelly and Randi McGuire; mother, Alice Adams and siblings, Johnine Shaffer, Keith Adams and Darlene Sanchez.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Adams.

Jimmie spent 28 years of his career at Kelsey Hayes TRW and was the owner of his own business, Kelly’s Fishing Charters, since 2008. Jim enjoyed camping, fishing, the Steelers, the Ohio State Buckeyes and NASCAR, but most of all family gatherings.

Friends may call on Wednesday, from 5-7 p.m., at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 29, beginning at 11 a.m. with additional visitation an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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