Remembered for his musical abilities

Thomas Fredrick Kelley, age 53, of Osage Beach, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at his residence in Osage Beach.

Tom was born December 15, 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Willard and Nancy (Trotter) Kelley.

Tom was self-employed as a welder who had worked various jobs throughout his life. He was an avid musician who played guitar and wrote his own songs. In the past he had enjoyed flying aircraft as a private pilot. More than anything, Tom loved his family and enjoyed spending his time with them.

Tom is survived by his daughter Cassandra Kelley of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers, Greg Kelley of Springfield, Missouri, and John Kelley and wife, Jamie, of Grandview, Missouri; two sisters, Jen’L Garrett and husband, Michael, of Ballwin, Missouri, and R’Dell Fairchild and husband, Elmer, of Flemington, Missouri; his mother Nancy Terwilliger of Osage Beach, Missouri and one grand-daughter, Paitlyn Hutton of Springfield, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his father Willard Kelley.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.