John Richard Kelley of Miami, Okla. passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  He was 38.

John was born April 22, 1979 in Joplin Mo. to Larry Jack and Vickie (Stansell) Kelley.  He had lived in Picher most of his life. 

He was preceded in death by his brother Darrin Todd and his grandparents Jack and Treva Kelley and Clarence and Velma Fredrich

John is survived by his son Connor Richard Kelley of Miami, his mother Vickie Kelley of Miami, his father Larry Kelley of Commerce, Okla., a brother Jack Kelley and wife Jana of Commerce, Okla., a sister Beth Ann Doherty of Stoneham, Mass., a special friend Jessica Merriman of Miami and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and a host of friends.  

A Celebration of Life Graveside serves will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 at the G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Okla.  Rev. Geoff Buffalo will officiate.  Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla.  Online condolences may be made at