He was born may 13, 1921, in Montrose, Colo., son of Charles Henry Kelly and Florence I. (Fuller) Kelly. He graduated from high school in Montrose and served in the U.S. Army as a control tower operator, receiving his honorable discharge Nov. 10, 1945. He married Glennis Ann Everott in Ridgway, Colo., on March 10, 1949.
From Colorado, he moved to Powell in 1957. He was shop foreman for Pure Grow.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church, VFW and the American Legion. He enjoyed fly fishing and rebuilding bamboo fly rods.
Survivors include a son, Ron (Susan) Kelly of Casper; three daughters, Glenda (Darrell) Brabec of Colstrip, Mont., Debbie Kelly (David McKinney) of Powell and Lynn (Michael) Wood of Missoula, Mont.; a sister, June Harris of Montrose; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Glennis; twin sons, Gerry Glen and Jerry Charles; two brothers and four sisters.
Pastor Susan Adams Trembath presided at services and burial of cremains in Crown Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were Harley Bright, Lynn Fross, Merlin Borcher, Jim Kelly, Blase Ibarra and Al Williams.
Miratsky-Easton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.