January 11, 1941 — February 21, 2019

Harry Thomas Kelley, 78, of Sweet Home, passed away Thursday.

He was born in Independence to Kedric and Marjorie June (Clem) Kelley.

He was raised in Crawfordsville most of his life. He went to Sweet Home High School.

Harry worked as a refrigeration engineer for King Crab in Kodiak and Dillingham, Alaska. He also worked for Peter Pan and Trident Seafoods in Sandpoint, Alaska. Additionally, he worked as a construction millwright and was a volunteer fireman in Crawfordsville.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing camping, working on cars, and taking trips. He loved to take rides to the coast with the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was such a good papa and will be greatly missed.

Harry is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marjorie of Sweet Home; children, Tom Kelley, Shawn Kelley Rotenberger and her husband, Jay all, of Crawfordsville; four grandchildren, Amanda Kelley, Alan “AJ” Cockrell, Natasha Smith, Christopher Kelley; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father; mother; two sisters, Vail Brooks and Jeri Nousen; and infant daughter, Rebecca.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 at Crawfordsville Community Church.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. (www.sweethomefuneral.com)

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