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 John Harold Kelly, Sr

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John Harold Kelly, Sr

  • Birth 2 Nov 1925 Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
  • Death 25 Jul 2007 Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
  • Burial George West, Live Oak County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 58270827

He was raised in Comstock, Texas on the family ranch. Upon graduating from Notre Dame University in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce, John returned to Comstock to pursue ranching; a passion that ran through his family. His grandparents were Irish pioneers that settled land in the Comstock and Corpus Christi area. He married Mary Joyce Goodwin on June 16, 1951 in George West, Texas. The couple lived in Comstock until they moved to Corpus Christi in 1955 to run the family farm. He farmed grain, cotton, and corn in the Coastal Bend area for 44 years. He was among the founding parishioners of St. Pius X Catholic Church, a member of the Alhambra Catholic Men's Charity Organization, and a member of the Lions Club,. He was a co-owner of Coastal Bend Fertilizer and Implement, a long time President of Coastal Bend Gin Company which later became Coastal Bend Co-Op Gin, where he served as president until his retirement from farming in 1999. He served on numerous advisory boards for banking, lending, and agricultural organizations.


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  • Created by: REW
  • Added: 6 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58270827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Harold Kelly, Sr (2 Nov 1925–25 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58270827, citing Gussettville Cemetery, George West, Live Oak County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by REW (contributor 46948679) .