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BRAZIL - Wayne Kelly, 82, of Brazil, passed away at 11:27 a.m. on Sept. 10, 2017, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil. He was born in Shelbyville, Ill., on Oct. 17, 1934, to Theo "Bud" Kelly and Georgia "Goslee" Kelly.
Wayne is survived by his ex-wife and partner, Cathy Bennett Kelly; his son, Scott Kelly (Mary) of Washougal, Wash.; daughter, Susan Kelly of Brazil; brother, Gary Kelly and husband Jim of Atlanta; two sisters, Phyllis Godwin (David) of Champaign, Ill., and Laura Morgan (Mike) of Florida; one grandchild, Kristy Kelly and her fiancé Chris Chu of Eugene, Ore.
He is preceded in death by both his parents and 10 brothers and sisters. Wayne is also survived by his loving pets, one dog Rick and one cat Romeo. He enjoyed gardening, was a die hard St Louis Cardinals fan, loved to mushroom hunt, and also enjoyed fishing.
Per request of the family there will be no services. Samaritan Funeral Home will be assisting the family with their wishes for cremation. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on September 11, 2017
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