It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. James Donald “Jim” Kelly, Jr., age 71, of Fayetteville, TN. Jim was born on August 12, 1948 to the late James Donald and Glenna Virginia Robinson Kelly, in Buckcannon, WV. He passed away on June 22, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Jim was a owner/operator truck driver until his retirement. He loved his family and fishing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jim was of the Baptist faith.
Jim is survived by his wife, Linda Lee Sadler Kelly; daughters, Lesa (Jeff) Mann of Kelso and Lori (Doug) Morrow of Fayetteville; son, James (Stacey) Kelly, III of Fayetteville; grandchildren, J.C. (Ashley) Mann, Kelly Mann, Alex Mann, Nick (Patty) Morrow, Matthew Morrow, Chris Morrow, Jay Kelly, Clay (Kayla) Kelly, and Kelsey (Andrew) McCormick; great-grandchildren, Brandon Morrow, Jay Mann, Miles Mann, Woodley McCormick, and Riley McCormick; and sister, Mary Crites of Warren, OH.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Kelly and sister, Barbara Elwood.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James Donald “Jim” Kelly, Jr.