James Millard Kelley1,2,3

M, (17 September 1946 - 21 May 2003)
     James Millard Kelley was born on 17 September 1946 at Cogan Station, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.4,2,5 He was the son of Morgan Vernon Kelley and Eleanor Margaret Sholder.1,2,3 James Millard Kelley died on 21 May 2003 at Cogan Station, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 56 years, 8 months and 4 days.2,5
     James Millard was listed in the obituary for Morgan Vernon Kelley, circa 8 November 1970 in the local paper, printed in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, as his son.1 His obituary was published on 23 May 2003 in the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, printed in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. His obituary stated:

     James M. Kelley, born Sept. 17, 1946, at his home in Cogan Station, the son of Morgan V. and Eleanor M. (Sholder) Kelley, died Wednesday, May 21, 2003.

     Jim was a proud life member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a proud member of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association, where he had served as secretary-treasurer, district director and Lycoming County Leader of District 7.

     He was also a past member of the National Trappers Association, the Fur Takers of America, a social member of the American Legion Post #268, Muncy, and the S.O.L. Club of Williamsport.

     He loved the outdoors, trapping, camping, fishing and hunting.

     Surviving are his son, James A. Parsons of York; a brother, Richard L. Kelley of Williamsport; and two sisters, Mrs. Thomas M. (Peg) Pittenger of Williamsport and Pat Thrasher of Mount Lake Terrace, Wash.

     Honoring his wishes, there will be no services. The family will provide the flowers.

     His favorite saying was, "Take it easy," so to you we say, "Take it easy, Dad, Brother, Uncle, and mostly good friend. We will miss you." Love, all of us.2
Last Edited=17 Feb 2013

Child of James Millard Kelley


  1. [S245] Morgan V. Kelley obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 1970. The original article was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Johanna (Weiss) Edler (1915-1999) through out her life. Viewed in the home of her daughter Donna (Edler) Sayah on 1 June 1999, by Kevin Sholder. Donna Lee Edler, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA.
  2. [S248] James M. Kelley obituary, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 23 May 2003. Original obituary from the Williamsport Sun-Gazette 30 day obituary archive found at: http://www.sungazette.com/obituary/obituaryArchive.asp. Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  3. [S2301] "Emily Margert Pittenger obituary," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 30 April 2011, online archives (http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/563391/… : accessed 13 February 2013). Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  4. [S44] Ethel Irene (Pryor) Sholder, "Family Group Sheets," supplied 28 November 1995 (RD #2, Box 275, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701, USA).
  5. [S466] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <http://ssdi.rootsweb.com> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, July 2004 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. JAMES M KELLEY, birth listed as 17 Sep 1946, died listed as 21 May 2003 (P), issued in the State of Pennsylvania. Last residence (not specified), last benefit (none specified). Accessed 9 Nov 2004.