John William Kelly, 17, York High School senior who loved music, video games

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John William Kelly
John William Kelly

John William Kelly died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at the age of 17.

John was a native of Newport News and former student of Hampton Roads Academy. He was currently a senior at York High School and loved music and playing video games. In his short life, John lived in Virginia, New Mexico, Japan, Korea and Florida and visited Thailand numerous times.

John is survived by his parents, Steven and Supatra Kelly; brothers, Jimmy and Jason Ressler; nieces Madisyn, Hayden and Joslyn; nephew, Khai; aunt, Lee Ann Boluda; and cousins, Jessica Noelle Bratten and Christine Boluda.

A celebration of John’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at the Chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place, Suite 200, Landover, MD 20785

Please leave online condolences for the family in the comment section below. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home.

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