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Scott Caverly Kelley

August 28, 1939 — May 9, 2021

81, of Cass City, died Sunday, May 9, 2021 in Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital, Saginaw. He was born August 28, 1939 in Bowlake-Strafford, NH to Vina (Caverly) Kelley. He married Virginia Wood in 1957. She died in 2002. He married Kelly Sue Dearing on September 24, 2010 in Port Austin.

Scott graduated from Dover High School, New Hampshire in 1957. He began his career with Cole Carbide in 1963 in Warren and became plant manager of their Cass City plant in 1964, retiring after fifty-six years. Scott was awarded Cass City Citizen of the Year in 2020. He was a member of numerous organizations including Duck’s Unlimited, the Cass City Gun Club, White Creek Country Club, and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and boating. Scott loved the thrill of riding and racing motorcycles. He participated in many Enduro races, scrambles, and even ice racing. Scott looked forward to traveling, especially to Cabo Mexico, or heading east to visit family and friends in the New England states. His family and grandchildren were his greatest treasure.

Scott is survived by his wife Kelly; his children: Melanie (Al) Hobbs of Lake Zurich, IL; Craig Kelley of Lake Orion; Wendy (Dana) Bailey of Old Orchard Beach, Maine; Melissa Kelley (John Black) of Deford; Stephanie (Nathan) Izydorek of East Lansing; grandchildren: Ryan (Heather) Hobbs, Ericka Smalls, Brittany (Nathan) Langfeld, Adam Kelley, Leland Izydorek; sisters: Sharon Cummins of Gagetown, Starr Kelley of Barrington, NH; many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Vern Kelley, George Kelley; sister, Jackie Garland.

Graveside service held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Elkland Township Cemetery with Brad Speirs officiating. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Cass City Gun Club. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
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Elkland Township Cemetery

6897 Cass City Rd
Cass City, MI 48726

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