Edward James Kelley, 55, of Land O’ Lakes, Florida passed away on September 23, 2022. Ed was born in Medford, Massachusetts on March 3, 1967. He spent most of his life in Hudson, New Hampshire and started a family in Merrimack, New Hampshire before moving to Florida in 2008.
He graduated from Alvirne High School in Hudson, New Hampshire in 1985 and earned a Bachelor’s degree from UMass Lowell. He owned a drywall company and even taught a few people the art of drywall finishing.
Eddie will be remembered as a charismatic, fun-loving, and caring person with love in his heart. He enjoyed working on his classic muscle car and being surrounded by friends and family.
He is predeceased by his father, Paul Kelley of Spring Hill, FL and brother, Michael Kelley of Nashua, NH; He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Heidi Kelley; son Brad Kelley; daughter, Anya Kelley; mother, Marie Kelley of Spring Hill, FL; brother, Paul Kelley of Franklin, MA; aunts, Anne Parent of Bellingham, MA and Joan Faldasz of Tewksbury, MA; uncles, Earl Parent of Methuen, MA, Edmund Kelley of Spring Hill, FL and Austin Kelley of Bensalem, PA and many friends.
A scattering of ashes into the Atlantic Ocean will be held in November off the east coast of Florida. A Celebration of Life is being planned for December in Hudson, New Hampshire.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made “In Memory of Edward J Kelley” to K9s for Warriors at www.k9sforwarriors.org