Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Joseph Kelly


Joseph “Jody” Kelly passed away on January, 4 2024 at the age of 62.  Jody was born and raised in Sanford, Florida.  Unfortunately, he was fighting a battle with cancer that he nor his family knew he had. 

Jody proudly served his country for 5 years in the United States Navy where he was in the United States Construction Battalions, better known as the Navy Seabee.

Jody met the love of his life, Darlene, in 1992.  From there, they were married in 1997 and together raised his step-children, Jake and Jessica. Darlene and Jody remained happily married and supported each other through their endeavors over the last 27 years.

He is survived by his Wife, Darlene Kelly, His Stepdaughter, Jessica El-Shami and her Husband, Sherif El-Shami, Grandchildren, Abigail and Noah El-Shami.  His Stepson, Jacob Merchant and his Wife, Brittany Merchant, Grandchildren, McKenzie, Charlotte and Jacob, Jr.

Jody will be honored at Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 North Kirkman Road, Orlando, Florida 32811, Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 2pm – 4pm.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh my sweet sister my heart is broken for you all. Sending all my love and prayers 🙏💔🙏 I love you Sharon Sizemore