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“I was so sorry to hear about Randal. God bless his wonderful family.vj5rv ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Julie (Tucker) Croley - Lexington, KY

“Randal was my business(barber shop) partner in Central City in late 1967 and part of 1968. The reason I left the business was because I went into the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Charles Perry - Dunmor, KY

“He will be greatly missed at the veterans home.. Mr.Kelm sure did love his prell shampoo.. I am going to miss him.. May God bless the family in this...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Shara Snodgrass

“Sweet sweet man was a joy to be around at the VA we will miss you prayers for the family God bless ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tricia Beecham - Slaughters, KY

“I hope my brother will rest in peace..he was sick and fought for life so long. I hope he is with Mom, who loved him so. Due to my age and condition I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: joyce Tucker - St petersburg, FL

“Regina, Ronda, Belinda I'm so sorry for ur loss. I always thought a lot of ur dad. One wonderful man. May God comfort u during this time. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara Brown Kinney - KY

“I am going to miss Randall. He was a humerous fellow. He was my little buddie. I took care of him both times he was at the veteran's center. He was a...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Ronda Ramage - nebo, KY - Friend

“I took care of Mr.kelm at the veterans center...We became buddies the first day we met...I will definitely miss him....My buddie forever ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: devon drone - Madisonville, KY

“To me he was "Uncle Sonny" and I was "Sheila Bug". Always bigger than life-always a part of my life. I loved him and will miss him! I know where he...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Barbella - St Petersburg, FL

“prayers for you and family ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: sandy and vernon ortenzi - KY

“Randall was my barber for many years, my neighbor for many more and my friend for nearly a lifetime. He always took time to smile and was loved by...Read More »
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CENTRAL CITY - James Randal Kelm, 86, of Central City died Friday, February 10, 2017, at 2:16 PM at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. Mr. Kelm was born August 11, 1930, in Blackwater, Missouri. He was a retired Barber and a member of First Baptist Church of Central City. Mr. Kelm was also a Veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by three daughters, Belinda Baker of Lawrence, Kansas; Rhonda Cain of Youngstown, Florida and Regina Bourassa of Owensboro, KY;
Three sisters, Mary Wilda Gossett of Plano, Texas; Joyce Tucker of St. Petersburg, Florida and Lavon Jarvis of Bremen, KY.

Funeral Services will be Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Chase Thompson officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday after 5:00 PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City. Masonic Services will also be held on Sunday at 6:00 PM.
Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.