Dennis R Kelsay

September 1, 1961 ~ November 17, 2022 (age 61)


Dennis R. Kelsay, 61, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022.

  He was born September 1, 1961 in Muskegon, MI to Russell Kelsay and Jean (Gilles) Kelsay. 

  Dennis was a self-employed contractor.  He was an avid bowler and was always watching IU or Colts football.  Dennis was known as a true grill master.

  He is survived by his daughters, Kylie Kerans (husband, Kaleb) of New Palestine and Krista Green (husband, Justin) of Shelbyville, his brothers, Greg Kelsay (wife, Joann), Ron Kelsay (wife, Julie), his sister, Brenda Simmons (husband, David), his grandchildren, Isabelle Green, and Lane and Lola Kerans, and several nieces, nephews, as well as great-nieces and great-nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his father, Russell.

  Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday, November 21, 2022 at the funeral home with Reverend Bill Horner officiating.

  He will be laid to rest at St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery.

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Dennis’ family.

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November 20, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Services

Funeral Service
November 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Services

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