Archive for Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Calvin D. Kelley


October 30, 2002

Services for Calvin D. Kelley, 48, Tonganoxie, were Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Meyers Family Funeral Home, Kansas City, Kan. Burial was in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Kelley died Oct. 20, 2002, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was born Oct. 6, 1954, in Kansas City, Kan.

He was raised on a farm in Louisburg and graduated in 1972 from Louisburg High School. He and his parents moved to Basehor. He was employed as a silk screen producer at Central States Emblem Company. He was also employed part time at the Crazy Horse Trading Company.

He participated in many charity rides, such as City Union Mission Run, Bikers for Babies and others. He also collected for many charity events for those in need.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon, of the home; a son, Calvin D. Kelley Jr., and a daughter, Jessica R. Kelley, both of the Basehor area; a stepson, Jonathan Dyers, Topeka; a step-daughter, Lorice V. Dyerson, Bonner Springs; his parents Harry and Audrey Kelley, Basehor; and two brothers, Harry Kelley Jr., Joplin, Mo., and Carl Kelley, Antioch, Calif.

The family suggests memorial contributions to March of Dimes, 4050 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo., 64111; Kansas University Endowment, Palliative Care Program, KU Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, Kan. 66160; or the Calvin D. Kelly Memorial, sent in care of Meyers Family Funeral Home, 6300 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.

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