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James Louis McKelvey

November 6, 1947 — October 15, 2023


James Louis McKelvey


James “Jimmy” Louis McKelvey, 75, of Doylestown, PA, passed away on October 15th, 2023, at Doylestown Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late James McKelvey and the late Edna McKelvey (Soltan).

Jimmy attended Temple University where he received his bachelor’s degree. During his time in college, he proudly served in the United States Army Reserves. Jimmy then worked as a Chemist at Rohm and Haas for many years. He was very creative and talented when it came to woodworking and metalworking. He enjoyed building unique birdhouses and one-of-a-kind jewelry for his family and friends. Jimmy will be remembered as a kind and quiet man, who was always there when you needed him most. 

Jimmy will be dearly missed by his stepchildren, Suzanne Krause (Ryan Krause) and Rosemary Spelman (John Spelman III); his step-grandchildren, Carter Krause, Charlotte Krause, John Spelman IV, and Luke Spelman; along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews. 

All are invited to join Jimmy’s family on October 28th, 2023, for a memorial service beginning at 11:00AM, located at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 837 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown, PA, 18951.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jimmy’s name to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

All arrangements are made by Naugle Funeral & Cremation Service, Ltd. 135 W. Pumping Station Road, Quakertown, PA, 18951. (215-536-3343)

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