Jack Kelly, of Carmel-by-the Sea, passed away February 20, 2013.
He was born March 10, 1933.
He was a graduate of Alfred State College, where he received his associates degree in business and sales in 1954. He was a buyer with JC Penney in New York City for many years and worked in national sales for Wrangler as well as other companies specializing in footwear. He also worked in guest services for Pebble Beach Resorts for many years before retiring in 2009.
Jack was an avid golfer, angler and world traveler, with a particular fondness for touring the south of France in late September with his wife of 35 years, Marilyn Kelly. Best known for his legendary gift of gab, Jack "the fox" Kelly or Grandpa Yack, as he was also affectionately called, will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jack leaves behind his wife, Marilyn; two sons, Mark Kelly and Brad Kelly; three daughters, Dawn Moynagh, Kim Kelly and Kathy Kelly; six grandchildren, Ashley Grimm, Hope Hamilton, Scotty Hamilton, Alex Ashby, Shaan Kelly and Troy Kelly; and a great-grandchild, Sophia Beimfohr.
Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org).