October 20, 1943 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 78)


Oral Arthur “Art” Kelso, Jr., 78, of Troy, died on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby. He was born on October 20, 1943 at Jefferson City, Missouri to Oral and Gertrude Kelso.  He graduated high school and entered the US Army on April 8, 1963 and served until being honorably discharged on April 8, 1966.

Art was well known for his art work-wood carvings, paintings in oil and water colors, drawings in multiple Medias, metal works and stonework. He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his brother Leonard (Eunice) Kelso.

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