Richard “Corky” Kelly

Richard “Corky” Kelly

April 15, 1951-January 8, 2018

Richard 'Corky' Kelly, 66, of Hanford passed away peacefully at his home on January 8, 2018. He was surrounded by his family when he departed his life to be with his Heavenly Father.

Corky was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving as an Air Traffic Controller for 21 years. After retirement, Corky spent most of his time golfing, camping and fishing. He also enjoyed his Sunday's drinking beer and cheering on the San Francisco 49ers.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Norma Kelly of Hanford; one daughter, Angela Kelly of Hanford; three sons, Trevor Kelly of Hanford, Jeff Kelly of Sacramento, Chad Kelly and wife Amanda of Killeen Texas; mother, Bonnie Peters of Hanford; two brothers, Bob Peters of Hanford, and Jim Peters of New York; three sisters, Bonnie Green and Susan Collins both of Hanford, and Susan Raymond of Visalia. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Dennis Kelly, a brother, Michael Kelly, and two sisters, Judy Brown and Joy Rampley.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 10:30 am at People's Funeral Chapel, 501 N Douty St, Hanford, CA.

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