James D. "Shorty" Keltch, 82, of Soddy-Daisy passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at a local health care facility. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Ford Keltch; son, Ray Keltch; parents, David Keltch and Virginia Mayes; brothers, David, Jimmy, and Noah Keltch.He is survived by his daughters, Jeannette Worley, Evelyn Moore (Leonard Grant); brothers, John Hancock, Paul, Charles, Joe, Johnny, Mark, and Tim Keltch; sisters, Rosie Neal, Mary Runyun, special friend, Helen Caraway; grandchildren, Micheal Worley, Melissa Morgan, Chiquita Green, Brian Francis; 4 great-grandchildren.Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Calvin Nunley officiating. Interment will follow the service at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends after 11 a.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.