Dennis Wayne Kelsey was born October 14, 1957, on the Fort Lewis Army base in Tacoma, Washington to Delbert C. Kelsey and Judy Mae (Spoonemoore) Kelsey. He passed from this life Thursday, December 28, 2017, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 60 years. Dennis was reared and educated in Owasso, Oklahoma and graduated with the Owasso High School Class of 1975. After high school he furthered his education at Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, where he earned his Airframe and Powerplant license. He was married October 16, 1975 in Vera, Oklahoma, to Robin L. (Jones) Kelsey. He spent most of his working life as a crew chief with American Airlines for over 25 years. Dennis has been a member of Central Baptist Church in Owasso since 1995. He enjoyed a variety of pastimes such as rebuilding classic cars and fishing in trout tournaments. Most of all Dennis loved his grandchildren and the time he spent with them, building tire towers and putting together firetruck Legos. He was a BBQ and chili champion to his family. Loving family members include:
Robin Kelsey, of Collinsville
Clinton Kelsey and wife Angela, of Tuttle, Oklahoma
Dustin Kelsey and wife Stephanie, of Collinsville
Jennifer Belz and husband Aaron, of Collinsville
Danny Kelsey and wife Teresa, of Owasso
Karen Swensen and husband Gary, of Broken Arrow
David Kelsey and wife Kira, of Owasso
Becky Schnepple and husband Jim, of Owasso
He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at the Central Baptist Church in Owasso with Pastor Scott Carlson and Reverend Kevin Laufer officiating. interment will follow at Ridgelawn cemetery in Collinsville. The family requests memorial donations be made in Dennis’s memory to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, Attention: Office of Development, 2900 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida 33607. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service.
— , Sunday – December 31, 2017
Love you brother going miss you a bunch
— Danny Lee Kelsey, Sunday – December 31, 2017
See ya soon in Heaven Dennis ! You will be missed until then.. Prayers for comfort and healing during this sad time.
— Cory Hair , Sunday – December 31, 2017
I worked several years along side Dennis at American Airlines. He believed in treating people fairly and I count it an honor to have known Dennis. May our Lord God’s Peace be with all the family during this time of great loss.
— Lister J Victory, Sunday – December 31, 2017
My love and prayers to the family.
— E Lance Smith, Sunday – December 31, 2017
remember many Saturday’s playing with dennis and danny when we were very young at there parents house in Owasso or at aunt Muriel’s house.. may god give his peace and comfort to the entire Kelsey family..
— vernon shatwell, Monday – January 1, 2018
Praying for the family.
— Marilyn Cole, Tuesday – January 2, 2018
Praying for your family. So sorry for your loss.
— Cinda Lewis, Tuesday – January 2, 2018
Praying for your family
— Angela Butler, Tuesday – January 2, 2018
You are missed so much. We will see each other again. I will always remember your smile, and the way you cared for others. Love you brother ❤️
— Karen Swensen , Wednesday – January 3, 2018
Always smiling and always willing to lend a hand. Peace my old friend.
— Danny Ewing, Wednesday – January 3, 2018
Mowery Funeral Service
9110 N. Garnett Road
Owasso, OK 74055
Tuesday – January 2, 2018
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Central Baptist Church
9001 North 145th East Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055
Wednesday – January 3, 2018
14476 South 104th East Avenue
Collinsville, OK 74021