James Kelly Mathis, Jr. , 86, of Ceredo, W.Va. passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the Woodland Oaks Health Care Center. Graveside service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 21, 2022 at Dock’s Creek Cemetery with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. He was born September 6, 1935 in Hardin County, Ky. a son of the late James Kelly Mathis, Sr. and the late Retha Mathis. He was a retired truck driver with Wheeler and Williams Wholesale Company. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters. He is survived by his beloved wife Dorothy Sanders Mathis; one son James David Mathis; two daughters and sons-in-law Pamela “Pam” Lane (Rick) and Rebecca “Becky” Cochenour (Eddie); 4 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation and no procession to the cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.