James Lee Connelly

James Lee Connelly, 71 of Elizabethtown, died Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Radcliff Veterans Center. He was a native of Hardin County, a member of St. James Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus Council #1455 and was affiliated with Boy Scout Troop #233. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was the recipient of a Bronze Star. He retired from Scotty's Paving and the City of Elizabethtown where he worked at the American Legion Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul C. and Virginia Connelly. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Connelly; two sons, David Connelly and Douglas Connelly both of Louisville; one grandson, Owen Connelly of Louisville; one brother, Buddy (Vicki) Connelly of Burkesville, KY and one sister, Becky (Bill) Durbin of Cincinnati, OH. The funeral will be 9 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to Hosparus of Central Kentucky. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Monday, February 10, 2020 starting at 9:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church

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