Joey Allen Kelley
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On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, Joey Allen Kelley of Gainesville, GA, loving husband of April, father of Violet and Joey, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 67.
Joey was born May 22, 1954 in Anderson, IN to David Kelley and Phyllis Jean Hancock Kelley Hymer. He served in the Marine Corp from 1972 to 1978.
Along with his parents, Joey was preceded in death by his step-father Abe Hymer; brothers Larry and Jimmy Hymer; and sister Marlene Hymer.
He is survived by his loving wife April; his two children Joey Jr. (Cassidy) Kelley of Richmond, IN, and Violet (Donald) Robinson of Savannah, GA; brother Danny (Susan) Kelley of Colbert, GA; sisters: Connie (Lynn) Hassell of Waco, TX, Carolyn (Gary) Bergman of Connersville, IN, Ginger (Mike) Bicklehimer of Decatur, IN; Cindy (Howard) Abbey of Crawford, GA, Kelly Ellison of Sarasota, FL, and Elaine Hymer; 8 grandchildren: Ryan Kelley, Frankie Abbey, Bryan Maciel, Makayla Warren, Alexis Warren, Liam Kelley, Amelia Kelley, Joey Kelley III; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 12, at Lord and Stephens, East Chapel, 4355 Lexington Rd., in Athens, GA at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow the service at Fairview Cemetery in Madison, GA.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening at Lord and Stephens, East Chapel, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening at Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made via Cash App to $loverofanimal.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com