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David Forest Kelley

September 13, 1949 — June 9, 2024

David F. Kelley, 74, passed peacefully at Kobacker House on Sunday, June 9th, 2024.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sandy, his two daughters Courtney, Whitney (Joey) Mayo, his granddaughter Reagan, and his sister Denise (Guy) Edington.

Dave graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked at Liebert (Vertiv) for more than 35 years. He was admired, commended and honored in his field of work.

Dave was an avid Disney, softball, classic car and racing fan. He had a heart of gold and was always taking care of others. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

Please join us for a service from 2-3 pm and a celebration of Dave’s life from 3-6 pm, July 21st at the Church of the Messiah in Westerville.

Donations may be made in his name to Glioblastoma Foundation or Kobacker House - Columbus, Ohio.

To order memorial trees in memory of David Forest Kelley, please visit our tree store.

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