Michael K. Kelley, 69, a longtime resident of Easton, died peacefully at home with his loving wife by his side on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 after a courageous 6 year battle with cancer. He was the husband of Celia H. (Brown) Kelley for the past 24 years. Son of Marjorie L. "Midge" (Pittsavage) Kelley of Stoughton and the late James R. "Brud" Kelley, he was born in Brockton and raised in Stoughton. Michael was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1969 and attended Northeastern University. He resided in Easton for the past 30 years. Michael was a car salesman at Huggard & Ewing in Stoughton for several years before working at B & W Motors in West Bridgewater for 10 years until his retirement 10 years ago. He was a member of the Chelsea Fish & Game in Chelsea, VT and loved hunting, archery and knife collecting but his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, especially his granddaughter Lily.
In addition to his wife and mother, Michael is survived by his daughters, Christine M. Kelley and her longtime companion David Smith of Panama City Beach, FL and Lisa J. Sparks and her husband Ron of Phenix City, AL as well as his granddaughter, Lily Sparks. He was the brother of Judy Melchert of Brockton and her late husband Gary, James Kelley of Stoughton and Brian Kelley of Avon, CT. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Christopher Brown and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, funeral services private. Donations in Michael's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.