Kelly, Joseph, Jr.

Army Veteran Retired From Honeywell

Monday, November 5, 2012
Joseph Kelly
Joseph Kelly

Joseph Kelly, Jr., 75, of Ooltewah, peacefully passed on Friday, November 2, 2012 at  his residence.  

He was the son of the late Joseph and Alma Kelly.  He was a veteran having served in the United States Army and the Army Reserve. He attended Boston College and he graduated from Northeastern University with honors.  Mr. Kelly retired from Honeywell and Nyman Manufacturing having worked in the Data Processing Department.  He later taught Data Processing in the United States Coast Guard in a civilian capacity.  Mr. Kelly was a member of the Lions Club of Cape Cod, the Chattanooga Model Railroad Club and the National Association “S”  Gaugers. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Andrew Philip Kelly; and brother, William Kelly.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Pat Kelly of Ooltewah; daughter, Penny (Bruce) Hammond of Cleveland, Tennessee; three sons, Joseph S. Kelly III (Diane) of North Attleboro, Mass., Christopher Kelly (Kim) of Decatur, Tn., and John Kelly of Cleveland, Tn.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Pat Belanger of Florida.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesdy, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will be held at a later date at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Cape Cod with full military honors.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, California 90266, website www.pancan.org            

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.com.   

Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

 


Blassingame, Jimmy

Jimmy Blassingame, 73, of Ringgold, Georgia, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tony & Lillie Blassingame; father-in-law and mother-in-law, A.C. & Jessie Clark; sister-in-law, Carol Blassingame; and brother-in-law, Robert Clark. He was a member of Varnell Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Ann ... (click for more)

Dorris, Donald James

Donald James Dorris, 65, son of the late Robert and Linda Dorris, died on May 18, 2015 from a stroke the day before.  Born and raised in Dade County, Florida, he moved to western North Carolina, then St. Louis. He moved to Seattle before returning to North Carolina, finally settling in Fort Oglethorpe in 2000. Enlisting in the Army in 1968, he served as an avionics instructor ... (click for more)

Jackson, J. Harold Sr. (Summerville)

J. Harold Jackson Sr., 91, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015, at his residence.   Native to Carrollton, Georgia, he was born to the late A. E. and Lois Bagwell Jackson on December 1, 1923.  Mr. Jackson was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was a retired auto dealer, who, along with his father and late brother, Alton, owned ... (click for more)

Wallace, William "Billy" Franklin Jr. (Dunlap)

William "Billy" Franklin Wallace Jr, 81, of Dunlap, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at his home. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Wallace was preceded in death by his parents, William and Inez Wallace Sr.; sons, Jeff and Butch Wallace; and brothers, Glenn and Bobby Wallace.  Survivors include ... (click for more)

City Applying For Federal Grant To Extend River Trail To Moccasin Bend In $2.23 Million Project

The city is applying for a $1.6 million federal grant that would be a key part of the funding needed to extend a trail by the Tennessee River from Renaissance Park to Moccasin Bend. The city is seeking an Eastern Federal Highway Division grant to go along with $234,260 of city funds. The state portion would be $259,692.  Grants from the Lyndhurst and Benwood Foundations ... (click for more)

Flora Tydings Selected As Chattanooga State’s Next President

Flora Tydings is expected to be named the next president to lead Chattanooga State Community College pending approval by the Tennessee Board of Regents at a special called meeting next Wednesday. The board will meet at 9:30 a.m. CDT at the TBR System Office in Nashville. Included on the agenda is TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation for Dr. Tydings to replace Interim President ... (click for more)