We are saddened by the passing of Patrick Edward Kelly, 50, of Florissant, Missouri, went peacefully into the hands of God at 2:40am on Friday, January 25, 2013. In Patrick's giving fashion he gave the gift of life as an organ donor, so his kindness and generosity will live on. He played many roles in the lives of people that he touched, husband, son, brother, son in law, brother in law, uncle, godfather, nephew, cousin, neighbor, and most of all true friend. He was born on September 6, 1962, in Oak Park, Illinois the son of the late Patrick Robert and Wanda Mae (Dempster) Kelly. He leaves behind his wife and soul mate of 21 years years: Teresea (Wilds) Kelly, one sister and brother in law: Laura and Richard Ely of Florissant, Missouri, one brother: Kevin Kelly of Florissant, Missouri, his mother in law: Patricia Wilds of Wright City, Missouri, two sisters in law and brothers in law: Diana and Barry Eikmann of Lake St. Louis, Missouri, and Kathy and Pat Castner of Fenton, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private services are planned.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Hospital, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, or the American Kidney Association.
Online guestbook available at www.pitchfordfuneralhome.com
Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.