July 10, 1932 - December 29, 2019
Melvin Leo Kelly, 87, of New Richmond, OH and a native of Falmouth, KY, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the Hospice of Cincinnati. Born on July 10, 1932 in Pendleton County, KY, he was a son of the late William Clarence and Jane Perry Kelly. On August 13, 1960, he married Mary Joyce Kelly, and his dear wife survives his passing. A graduate of New Richmond High School, Melvin worked as an assembler with the Ford Motor Company in Batavia for 30 years, and he served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Melvin was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in New Richmond. In addition to his wife of 59 years, Mary Joyce, he is survived by two children: Patricia Kelly of Cincinnati, OH and David (Ann) Kelly of West Chester, OH; four grandchildren: Melissa Ohntrup, David Ohntrup, both of Cincinnati, OH, Ryan Kelly of Indianapolis, IN, and Michael (Jamie) Kelly of Carlsbad, CA; one sister, Margie (the late Marion) Ackman of Loveland, OH; one brother-in-law, Dick (Jean) Rust of New Richmond, OH; and a host of nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven siblings: Sarah (Bob) Custer, Helen (Charles) Keller, Frances (Frank) Snow, Lewis (Mildred) Kelly, Paul (Esby) Wylie, Rosemary (Wallace) Bennett, Mildred Kelly, and Janet Rust. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church: 202 Second Street, Falmouth, KY 41040, with Fr. David Ludwig officiating. Interment will follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Falmouth. The visitation will be from 10-11:45 a.m. at Woodhead Funeral Home: 310 W. Shelby Street, Falmouth, KY 41040. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery: 202 Second Street, Falmouth, KY 41040 or the Hospice of Cincinnati East: c/o Bethesda Foundation, 10500 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Melvin Leo Kelly, 87, of New Richmond, OH and a native of Falmouth, KY, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the Hospice of Cincinnati. Born on July 10, 1932 in Pendleton County, KY, he was a son of the late William Clarence and Jane... View Obituary & Service Information
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