Raymond Luke Kelly, age 75, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Ray was born in Conklin, MI. to the late Edward J and Esme Kelly. In addition to his parents Ray was preceded in death by his wife Jospehine (Jo) Kaye Kelly in 2013 and son Kenneth Kelly. He served in the U.S. Army, was active with the Chester Twp. Fire Dept. for 20 years, was a dedicated Railroad employee and also worked for Mid-American Potato Co. in Grandville in the late 1970’s. Ray is survived by his son William Kelly Sr.; grandsons, William Kelly Jr. and Kelsie, and Ryan Kelly; great granddaughter, Breslynn Kelly; brothers Norrell Kelly and Edward (Marian) Kelly; several nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wish cremation has taken place. A memorial graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, Sept.28, 2019 at McNitt Cemetery. A Luncheon will be held in Ray’s honor at the Chester Twp. Fire Dept. following the graveside service on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Memorial donations may be made to the Chester Twp. Fire Dept. An online guestbook may be signed at www.throopfh.com
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