Gary N. Kelley, of Largo, Fla. passed away on April 10, following along illness.
Gary was born on Oct. 23, 1939, in Monett to parents Clifford and Ella Mae Kelley.
Gary had a full life and many careers. Early on he worked as a dance instructor, truck driver, realtor and store owner. He settled into a successful career as a financial advisor for several national broker dealers since 1990.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; a sister: June Curbow; and a brother: Ned kelley.
Gary is survived by Debbie Kelley; his children: Melanie Walton and Richard Kelley; grandchildren: James and Elizabeth Walton, Trent and Paige Kelley; step-grandchildren: Megan, Katie and Chrissy; and brother: Jack Kelley.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 1 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 11220 Oakhurst Road, Largo, Fla. Gary loved the support and care that Christ the King provided to him and his family during his long illness. A memorial fund has been established to benefit the church.