GySgt. Kenneth Wayne Kelley (USMC Ret.), 72, of Beaufort, SC, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2023. \n\nFollowing private services at the funeral home, Mr. Kelley will be interred on February 21, 2023, at 11 AM, at Beaufort National Cemetery with full Military Honors rendered with respect for his 20 year career in and retirement from the United States Marine Corps at the final rank Gunnery Sergeant.\n\nMr. Kelley is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kimiko A. Kelley; his son, Brian (Kimberly) Kelley; five grandchildren: 2Lt. James Kelley (SCANG), Paul, Faye, Alyssa, and Hope Kelley; sister-in-law, Eriko Ruelas (David Evans), and their three sons: MSgt. Henry Ruelas (USAF, Ret.), Anthony Ruelas, and David Evans, Jr; sister-in-law, Doreen Kelley and her three children: Michael Kelley, Col. Tim (Mary) Kelley (US Army, ret.), and Vanessa (Steve) Rye; nephews Sonny (Jeanne) Nicholson, Ricky Nicholson, and Donald (Liz) Nicholson; grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and other family.\n\nAnderson Funeral Home is serving the family.