In Loving Memory

Richard L. Kelley, Sr

Richard L. Kelley, Sr

March 24th, 1935 - April 6th, 2019


Richard L. Kelley Sr., 84, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away April 6, 2019 in Peoria, AZ.

Richard was born in Kansas City, MO on March 24, 1935. He graduated from Paseo High School in 1953. Richard served his tool and die apprenticeship at Westinghouse from 1953 to 1959. He was a toolmaker at Western Electric/ATT from 1959 to 1990. He was a member of C.W.A. Local 6360 for 30 years.

Richard was a manager in the Lee’s Summit Baseball Association, and Secretary for ten years. He served on the Lee’s Summit Park Board for nine years.

Richard retired from the Missouri National Guard as 1st Sergeant of “B” Co 110th Engineers after 27 years, from 1953 to 1980.

Surviving family included two sons and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his oldest son, Richard Lance Kelley Jr, and the mother of his three sons, Patsy Lee Bogardus Kelley.


  • Mon, Apr 15th, 2019 at 12:39 AM

    Our thoughts are with each of you. Your loss is our loss, too. An old friend from Grade School,
    Graceland, then Paseo High School, where we played football together.

    Our sympanpathy, Sincerely felt,
    Bob and Barbara Kessler

    Bob Kessler, Kansas City, MO 64114

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