Samuel J. Kelley Jr., 73 years old, of Newport, loving father and grandfather, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Holy Spirit Hospital. He was born December 27, 1947 in Mifflintown to the late Samuel and Marjorie (Tabisky) Kelley. He enjoyed racing, hunting and driving trucks.
Samuel is survived by his daughter Juianata Britcher and husband Darvin of Millerstown; sister Rhonda Junkin of Marysville; former wife Bertha Kelley of Elliottsburg; grandchildren Dawn Whitely and Max Britcher; and, nephews Richie and Josh Knuth.
Graveside service will be held Saturday, September 25 at 3 PM at the Licking Creek Cemetery, Juniata County.