Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, passed away on Feb 21, 2019. Born July 2, 1932 in Indianapolis, IN to Noel W. and Eliza Dix Kelley. He served in the 82nd Airborne unit and was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corp. on June 27, 1952. He retired from the Orange County, CA, Sheriff’s office in 1965, after being wounded in the line of duty. In 1994 he retired from Valley Bank and Trust as vice president of risk management. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Betty L. Kelly, his 3 children, Rob Kelly (L. Steve Rojas Granja), Wendy Bailey and Terry Wilkins (John Salazar), 7 beautiful and loving grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and family members that he dearly loved. He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, siblings, Fred and Greta Gee, in-laws, Brent Bailey, son-in-law, and Cassandra Wendy Hanks, granddaughter.
His Funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM, at Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 S 2300 E, SLC, UT, 84109. A private family interment will follow.
The family would like to Express sincere appreciation to Solstice Hospice Home Health, for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the Wounded Warriors Project at, support.woundedwarriorproject.org, in Robert Kelly’s honor.
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