D.K. was born March 3, 1919 in St. Vrain, NM, the third of six boys born to Jeddy Lee and Stella (Key) Kelley. He crossed from this Earth on March 13, 2014. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, March 18 at 1:00 pm at South Park Cemetery with Pastor Tim Arlet officiating.
In addition to his parents, D.K. was preceded in death by his brothers; Edward, Forest, Artie Lee, Jack, Ellis and his granddaughter, Kelly-Rhea Boguslawski. He is survived by his wife, Georgia, daughter Kaye Jordan, granddaughter JoLeene Boguslawski and several nieces and nephews.
D.K. graduated from Clovis High School where he played football, basketball, ran track and was voted most popular boy. After graduation, he attended Hardin-Simmons college on a football scholarship for a year before returning to Clovis to marry his high school sweetheart Georgia Emmond, who was the football queen, drum majorette and his soul mate. April 22 would have marked their 75th wedding anniversary. Georgia survives him at the home. Following their marriage, D.K. and Georgia moved to Albuquerque where D.K. went to work driving a Login to read more