Obituary: Kelse Lee Plumb
Kelse Lee Plumb (Kelly) of Kingman passed away Sunday, July 19, in Durango, Colo., amongst his good friends at the age of 81.
Kelse is survived by his wife of 33 years, Rebecca Plumb (BeBe); his son, Kelsey A. Plumb of Florence, Ariz.; his stepson, Norm Plumb of Golden Valley; stepson, Michael Balch of Adamsville, Tenn.; his sisters, Ada Heim of Kingman and Elda Harris of Kingman; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Kelse was born to John and Opal Plumb on Sept. 5, 1933, in Squires, Mo. Kelse was a Korean veteran and worked many jobs for various companies, including an exploratory drilling rig operator and a pyrotechnician for several mines. When he was younger, he enjoyed playing baseball for the Pacific Coast League and racing cars on the weekend. He enjoyed watching sports and NASCAR. Kelse's absolute favorite joy in life was riding his Harley Davidsons. He enjoyed riding until 2012 at the age of 79. He loved meeting new people and made many friends throughout his life. Kelse loved to talk about anything and everything; he had many wonderful stories to share. He lived life to the absolute fullest.
Kelse also belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion and a lifetime member of the D.A.V. and the American Motorcycle Association.
A memorial/celebration of life will take place on Aug. 1 at noon at the Eagles, 4536 Patsy Drive in Kingman, (928) 757-8635.
There will be a potluck. Everyone is welcome to attend and celebrate the life of Kelse. In lieu of flowers, donations to help the family would be appreciated.
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