May 9, 1945 – Dec. 20, 2021
Last updated 4/5/2022 at 1:35pm
Gerald “Jerry” Kelly, 76, died unexpectedly at his home on Dec. 20, 2021. Jerry was born on May 9, 1945 in Louisiana, Mo. to Ollie and Martha (Carroll) Kelly.
After graduating from high school in Clarkston, Ky. in 1963, he joined the navy and served in Vietnam.
He married his wife Lynne on Jan. 8, 1982 and worked for many years as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Bothell, Wash. After his retirement from the post office, he and Lynne moved to Ritzville in the late 1990s. He subsequently worked for several years as a long-haul truck driver, and most recently as a rural...