Pastor Kelly was the Founding Pastor of Landmark Church and served as its pastor for 43 years. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was a faithful servant of the LORD who loved people; his greatest joy was to encourage others. Thousands of lives have been blessed by his great heart. He was truly a magnificent pastor, role model, and father to many. Pastor Kelly was born in Columbus, Indiana and went to Milligan College in Johnson City, Tennessee where he met Jeanette. Following their marriage, he graduated from the Cincinnati Bible Seminary. Pastor Kelly heard the call of the LORD to preach while just a young boy and he has been faithful to that call all his life. He and his wife were sovereignly led by God to begin Landmark Church in their home in December, 1975. Pastor Kelly made 13 trips to India, overseeing a great work begun there by Landmark Church. He continued to be the senior pastor for Landmark, where he truly displayed a pastor's great heart, until he went to heaven on June 1, 2018.