Surrounded by family at Alexandra Marine and General Hospital, Goderich on December 2, 2021 of Seaforth and formerly of Toronto at the age of 69. Loving husband of Diane Kelly for 51 years. Beloved son of Joan and the late John Kelly. Cherished father of Rhonda Kelly- Merritt (Blake) and James Kelly Jr. (Tara). Proud Grandfather of Cate (Mike), Jade, Holli (Lilly), Jayne (Brandon), Dawson (Amanda), Genesta and Braedyn. Dear brother of Paul (Sharon), Lillian (Bob), Maryann (Larry), and Valerie (Dan). Missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Jim was a retired employee of Dofasco for over 30 years. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed coaching hockey when he lived in Hamilton. Jim was also a die-hard fan of Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Blue Jays. He will be remembered for his love of cars and restoration. Jim will be missed by all that knew him. Until we meet again.
In keeping Jim’s wishes cremation has taken place. Donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association or the Alzheimer Society of Huron County would be appreciated.