Lee Kelly

Lee Raymond Kelly

Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Lee Kelly, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Lee Kelly

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Lee's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Lee's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


Lee Raymond Kelly was born in Los Angeles on September 24,1927. He was the only child born of Thelma Jesse and Raymond (Hobart) Kelly. His father died when he was young, and he spent most of his growing up with his mother. Early education- attendance at various schools in Los Angeles and later attended Long Beach City College. At seventeen, he enlisted in the US Navy and spent time at sea from 1945-1946. It was during this time he met and married his first wife Doris (Thomas) Kelly, and together they raised a family of five children. The family attended regularly at Saint Josephs Catholic Church.

Work: He supported his lively bunch in the field of electronics, first working for RCA TV, where he was a pioneering engineer in the field of color TV. He moved the family from Long beach to Anaheim where he worked for Interstate Electronics Corp. Later, he moved up in the company to work as a contractor for the Warfare Division serving his country yet again in the fields of missile and military surveillance for the US Army and Navy.
His avid hobbies included flying single engine planes, and working on classic cars in the garage(One of his cars was sold to a museum for American cars in Germany). His passion for old cars led him to a life-long membership with the Forties Limited of Orange County Car Club. About this time, he found his sweet heart Barbara Kelly, and they were married for 27 years.They moved to Twin Falls Idaho in 1990. In his new life, he became active in the Magic Valley Ham Radio Club. His FCC call sign was K6ZVA. He was again involved with his community by being instrumental in getting remote TV systems to Mount Harrison. He also volunteered in Homeland Security. He built an E com trailer that Boise Radio Amateur EMS used for EMS services.

He is survived by four children: Tina Fuhrer, who resides in Germany, Karen Floyd, Mike Kelly & Steven Kelly, who all live in California, and of course, his beloved dog ‘Misty.’

He is preceded in death by Barbara( Bobbie) Kelly, and Rosalyn Rae Tillberry,

The family would like to thank Visions Home Health and Hospice Care for the excellent care provided for Lee. His mantle was “Prosperous and productive”!

Services will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 at White- Reynolds Funeral Chapel in Twin Falls at 2:00 p.m.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lee Raymond Kelly, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Lee

Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 2:00pm
    White-Reynolds Funeral Chapel
    2466 Addison Ave E.
    Twin Falls, Idaho 83301
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Lee here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Provide comfort for the family of Lee Raymond Kelly by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

chris Wood

Posted at 04:21pm
Condolences to the family, I met Lee 30 years ago and he restored my gauges for my 56 Ford F-100. We became friends and he was very inspirational to getting my son his HAMB licence. KF7TFT. Lee was a great friend and will be missed by many. Chris Wood Twin Falls, ID

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each


Sometimes extenuating circumstances make it difficult to attend a service. Memorial webcasting gives family and friends the opportunity to view a service live, online, from anywhere.

This event may be open-casket and the livestream may contain views of the deceased.

Share by: