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John Paul "J.P." Velotta

July 17, 1963 — August 23, 2022

Philpot

John Paul "J.P." Velotta

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John Paul “J.P.” Velotta, 59, of Philpot, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.  He was born July 17, 1963 in Daviess County to the late Irvin and Elsie Edmonson Velotta.  J.P. was employed as a maintenance crew leader at Cleveland Cliffs (formerly A. K. Steel) and was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 9 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 696.  He was an avid Pittsburg Steelers and U. K. basketball fan and had raced stock cars at Kentucky Motor Speedway and Windy Hollow Speedway.  He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, and golfing.  J. P. was also preceded in death by two brothers, Scotty and Wayne Velotta.

Surviving are his wife, Melonie Velotta; four daughters, Mindy Oakley and husband Justin of Indianapolis, Samantha Velotta of Maceo, Taylor Velotta and Lyndsey Velotta, both of Owensboro; two stepdaughters, Ashley Nelson and husband Alex of Rockport, Indiana and Sabrina Nash of Owensboro; 12 grandchildren; a sister, Fabyan Bridgmon of Owensboro; three brothers, Michael Velotta and wife Lois and Tommy Velotta and wife Truby, all of Owensboro and Steven Velotta and wife Nancy of Utica; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, August 30, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.  Burial with full military honors will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be from 3 PM until 7 PM Monday and from Noon until 2 PM Tuesday.

Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, August 29, 2022

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Interment

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

3:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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