Brian Clinton Kelley, 46, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Tulsa. He was born April 15, 1970 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Thomas and Sandra Ann (Markham) Kelley.
He was raised and educated in his birth community, graduating from Sequoyah High School.
Following high school, Brian enlisted in the United States Navy where he served his country for more than twelve years. Upon his honorable discharge, he resided in Portland, Oregon where he was employed by Intel - manufacturing various computer components.
In recent years, Brian returned to Claremore where he enjoyed spending time with his family and his friends. He continued to build and work on computers and he found enjoyment in gaming with his friends. Always fond of the great outdoors, Brian took advantage of any opportunity to enjoy his natural surroundings.
A wonderful son, brother and friend, Brian will certainly be missed by those whom he knew and loved. He is survived by: his father, Thomas E. Kelley and three brothers: Thomas T. Kelley, of Texas, Jerry Kelley of Connecticut and Joseph Kelley of South Korea.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sandra "Sam" and his maternal grandparents: Mel and Honey Markham.
Remembrances of Brian may be shared at www.ricefuneralservice.com.
A celebration of Brian's life will be planned and announced by family.
In lieu of flowers donations may be directed to the Rogers County Sheriff's Office at 200 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017.
Published on December 17, 2016