Donald W. Kelley
Donald "Kelley" W. Kelley, 74, of Middletown, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born June 2, 1945, in Anderson, a son of the late Thomas Edward and Anna Marie Kelley.
Kelley attended Madison Heights High School and was graduated from Ivy Tech in 1982 with an associate degree in appliance repair. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971. Kelley was an avid pool player and enjoyed visits to the casino.
Kelley is survived by his children, Shelly (Mark Ballenger) Kimmerling, Marcy (Andre) Gaines and Kyle Haskell; grandchildren, Emelia Nicholson, Lizy (Nick) Schmidt, Aimee (Chance) Reagan, Felicia (Adam) Tapper, Cody Riggs, Andrew Haskell and Kylee (Cody) Brunson; great-grandchildren, Sawyer and Burkley Reagan, Zoe Schmidt and Bentley Brunson; bonus grandchildren, Kyla (Ryan) Oakes, Todd, Josh and Jessica Ballenger; bonus great-grandchildren, Melanie, Reece, Emma, and Anna Oakes; and sister-in-law, Teresa (Dale) Mason.
In addition to his parents, Kelley was preceded in death by his wife, Karen Kelley, and son, Timothie Kelley.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 S. Fifth St., Middletown, with minister Andre Gaines officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery with military rites conducted by the American Legion and the US Army.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Lucky Fin Project, 1320 N. Vermont Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067 or online at
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Published on October 6, 2019


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