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William Jack Kelly Sr.

September 25, 1947 ~ May 14, 2017 (age 69)
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William “Jack” Kelly Sr.


William” Jack” Kelly Sr., 69 of Alliance passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 14, 2017. Jack was born in Alliance, Ohio on September 25, 1947 the son of the late Edward Frank and Hazel Kelly. He was a US Navy veteran and had worked as a steel worker at American Steel. He was a member of the Alliance American Legion Post 166, the Carnation City Baptist Church and a graduate of Alliance High School. William enjoyed fishing, playing cards, gardening, traveling and most of all spending time with family especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years Esther (Clutter) Kelly whom he married on March 5, 1968, two sons William (Kathy) Kelly Jr. of Alliance, Phillip (Amanda) Kelly of Sebring, two daughters Esther “Rachel” (John) Burrier of Alliance, Melissa Kelly of Alliance, 24 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by three brothers Lawrence Kelly, Clyde Kelly, Bob Kelly and a sister Esther Barthol. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers; Tom, Ronald and Frank as well as a sister Hazel Marty.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown funeral home in Sebring, with Pastor Lynn Moore officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit with Military Honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at  Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, OH (330) 938-2526.

 Service Information

May 18, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home
126 West Vermont Ave.
Sebring, OH 44672

Funeral Service
May 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home
126 West Vermont Ave.
Sebring, OH 44672

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