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Homer Thomas "Tom" Kelly

May 5, 1948 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Homer Kelly Obituary

Homer Thomas “Tom” Kelly, age 75, of Casey, IL passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.  He was born May 5, 1948 in rural Clark County, IL, the son of Dale Leon Kelly and Naomi (Keller) Kelly.  On May 31, 1970 he married Bonnie Marie Yount in Casey, IL. 

Survivors include his wife of fifty-three years, Bonnie Kelly of Casey, IL; children, Ryan Douglas Kelly (Heather) of Casey, IL; Blaine Micheil Kelly of Greenup, IL and Sarah Marie Mumford (Ryan) of St. Charles, MO; grandchildren, Kylie Davis, Kara Davis, Ian Kelly, Cole Mumford, Owen Mumford and Kaitlyn Mumford; great grandchildren, Amelia, Benjamin and one on the way;  brother, Harold Eugene “Gene” Kelly (Deanna) of Casey, IL; sister, Nona Arlene (Kelly) Cutright of Casey, IL and many nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Tom was a 1966 graduate of Casey High School and continued his education at University of Illinois. He retired after 35 years as an engineer and bridge technician for Illinois Department of Transportation.  He also worked as a survey assistant for Knight & Associates in Paris, IL.  Tom was a member of Casey Lions Club and Round Grove Sportsmen Club.  He enjoyed trap shooting and participated in many amateur trapshooting events throughout the state.  Tom always looked forward to his annual fishing trip to Canada with his friends.  He cherished every moment he could spend with is grandchildren. 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Moriah Outreach Center, 107 W. Main St., Casey, IL 62420.

Memorial donations may be made to Round Grove Sportsmen Club, P.O. Box 43, Martinsville, IL 62442.

To view the full obituary, send a condolence message, light a candle or post photos, visit www.markwellfuneralhome.com. Markwell Funeral Home of Casey, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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