Kelly S. Clark, age 44, died unexpectedly on July 13, 2022 in Perham, MN.
He was born July 15, 1977, in Missoula, Montana to Perry S. and Karen Ann Clark. Kelly and his family moved to Colorado in January of 1978. He grew up and went to school in Lakewood, CO. Kelly went on to earn his GED in Fargo in 1996.
Kelly was a natural athlete and excelled in soccer, baseball, downhill skiing, swimming, and diving. He was also talented in golf, tennis, and surfing. Kelly also enjoyed the outdoors and loved hiking and biking.
He returned to Colorado in the late 1990’s and then on to Alaska. It was here in Juneau, that he met Renee Rawson. On May 29, 2008, they welcomed their son, Keegan. Kelly, Renee, and Keegan moved to South Lake Tahoe, NV, and then later to Idaho, Utah, and Florida. Kelly eventually landed in San Diego, CA, where he worked as a welder in construction and landscaping.
Kelly had a warm heart, friendly smile, and engaging personality. He adored his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard Smith, Perry and BL Clark; mother, Karen Ann Clark (Smith); aunt, Kathy Clark. Kelly is survived by his grandmother, Deloris Smith of Juneau, Alaska; his son, Keegan Clark, of Alaska; and father, Perry S. Clark of Detroit Lakes, MN.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022 at Shoreham Chapel in Shoreham, MN.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley.
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