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Richard W. Kelso

February 8, 1961 — July 21, 2022

Richard W. Kelso

61, of Martinsville, passed away at home on July 21, 2022. Rick was born in Indianapolis to the late John D. Kelso Sr. and Phyllis A. Kelso-Clark (Simpson) on February 8, 1961. Rick enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and being outdoors. Rick worked in the construction business for many years. He loved to play Euchre and Chess. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs, Brutis & Butchy. Rick was known for his great sense of humor. He always had a bit of a rough exterior, but a huge heart!

Rick is survived by his daughter, Johnna Kelso; grandchildren; Faith Kelso, Shyla Kelso and Lilly Kelso ; great-grandson; Ayden Carpenter, siblings; Dale (Wendy) Kelso, Cheryl (Rick) Watkins, Cyndi (Russ) Hendricks and Darlene (James) Twomey, step-siblings; Robert (Amber) Clark and Deborah (Kyle) Gruber, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Rick is preceded in death by his son; Richard W. Kelso Jr. and brother; John Kelso Jr.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 11:00am at White Lick Cemetery in Mooresville.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Rick’s honor to Hope Haven Canine Rescue, 1136 Westwood Dr. Mooresville, Indiana 46158.

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