?Graveside inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Garland Brook Cemetery.?

?Charles N. “Charlie” Kelley, 64, of Columbus, IN passed away peacefully at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility, Columbus.
?He was born in Jacksonville, Florida, August 24, 1947, the son of Herschel N. and Emily A. Settles Kelley.?
Charlie married P. Jill Jones on August 20, 1975 in Columbus. She survives.?
He graduated from Columbus High School and attended Indiana?University. Charlie had worked at Cummins Engine Company and Uniplast.
?He was a Vietnam veteran, serving as top secret intelligence and? telecommunications operator.?
Charlie was an avid reader and enjoyed playing golf and nature walks.?
He is survived by his wife, and his mother, Emily A. Kelley Mabe, both of Columbus; a brother, James M. Kelley of California; step-brothers,?Don (Rebecca) Mabe Jr., of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Gary (Cindy)Mabe of Yorba Linda, Calif.; step-sisters, Vickie (Ben) Miller of San Diego, Calif., and Linda (Victor) Naverro of Mesa, Ariz.; nieces, Jill (Chris) Bishop of Ft. Wayne, Amy Rudolph of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Heidi (Mike) Bickham of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; several cousins, and his faithful K-9 friends, Sadie and Cleo.?
He was preceded in death by his father, Herschel N. Kelley; his ?step-father, Don E. Mabe; and his beloved K-9 hiking buddy, Asa.?
A gathering of family and friends will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel, 1022 Pearl St.
?Graveside inurnment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Garland Brook Cemetery.?
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or the Bartholomew County Humane Society.?Online condolences may be made at www.hathaway-myers.com.