Obituary of Joseph Robert Kelly
Joseph Robert Kelly, 25, passed away peacefully on April 17, 2022, Easter Sunday, and 2 days before his 26th birthday following a brief illness He was born April 19, 1996 in Loveland, CO. He graduated from Thompson Valley HIgh School in 2014 and attended Front Range Community College.
He loved space, the stars and the moon, and couldn't wait for the weekends to go camping and sit by the campfire. He appreciated thunderstorms and enjoyed watching the lightning. He organized game nights, loved to play chess and online gaming with his friends. He enjoyed attending family functions and interacting with his nieces, nephews and cousins. One of his favorite moments was watching the wild seals in the ocean by Malibu Beach. Joe's smile would light up a room and his laugh was contagious. He will be missed by so many.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 10:30AM at his parents' home in Loveland, CO and a lunch to follow.
He is survived by his parents, Bruce Jr and Stephanie Kelly, and brother Kyle Kelly (Rebecca Labarbera, Kaedence, Rae Lynn, Grayson and Carter) (Loveland, CO); Grandparents Bruce and Georgianna Kelly (Loveland, CO), and Bill and Shirley Brunelli (Loveland, CO). He lived with his life partner Jordan Mitchell, their pets Indy, Theo, Dante and Cuzco (Fort Collins, CO).
He had many aunts, uncles and cousins, including Denise Beaman (Husband Brian, Andrew, Alec and Aaron) (Franklin, TN), Brian Kelly (Wife Sadie) (Windsor, CO), Jennifer Baxter (Husband Todd, Teagan, Sloane, and Brynlee) (Meridian, ID), John Kelly (Wife Sarah, Leah, Nora, Kendra and Hannah) (Aurora, CO) Brenda Harstad (Husband Steve, Zach and Garrett) (Loveland, CO) Cindy Case (Husband Rich, Jessi and Laynee) (Loveland, CO).
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Leo and Dorothy Kelly, George and Barbara Cundiff, Angelo and Teresa Brunelli, Joe and Rose Martorano, Great Aunt Mary Ann Domina, Great Uncle Raymond Frenchmore, Great Aunt Carol Frenchmore, Cousin Robert Emmons, Cousin Bill Webb, Cousin Jerod Brunelli, Great Uncle Raymond Cundiff, Great Uncle Chad Cundiff, and his Great Aunt Dawn Cundiff.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joseph Kelly, please visit Tribute Store