Max J Kelley December 28, 1939 ~ December 6, 2019 (age 79) Obituary Max J. Kelley, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 5:05 A.M. December 6, 2019 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, Illinois. He was born December 28, 1939 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the late Leonard Kelley and Pauline (Murphy) Kelley. He married Judy Trout on October 18, 1958. They were blessed with 61 years of marriage. In addition to his wife, Judy (Trout) Kelley, Max is survived by his two daughters, Jayanna Kelley and Tracy Hustedde and husband, Raymond, both of Mount Vernon, Illinois; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Max was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Kelley and Pauline (Murphy) Kelley; daughter, Dolena (Dodie) Kelley; and five siblings, Charles Kelley, Gene Kelley, Dolena Kelley, Romona Kelley, and Gary Kelly. Max proudly served the United States Navy for four years. He worked as a car detailer. Max and his wife, Judy started the first car detailing business in Mount Vernon in 1977 until his retirement. He loved camping, fishing, playing guitar, and his family, especially his grandchildren. Max will be missed dearly by all who knew him. At this time no public services will be held. Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information. Obituary from Hughey Funeral Home website.