Dean Adrian Kelley

KELLEY, Dean Adrian….

Dean A. Kelley of London, ON passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at the age of 58. Born in Montreal, QC he was the son of the late Peter and Doreen (Gamble) Kelley.

Dean graduated from Queens University in 1984 with a B. Economics degree. Dean had a career in management at Athlete’s World, where he was called upon to open several new stores throughout the province. He was also known for training several employees who moved on to higher career advancements.

During the summers Dean spent his free time on the golf course and during the winters he enjoyed travelling to sunny destinations. An avid sports’ fan, Dean loved the Montreal Canadians. He was most proud of his two daughters, Leslie and Laura, and he also enjoyed the company of his dog Speedy.

Survived by his wife and best friend of 32 years, Valerie Kelley; daughters, Leslie Kelley and Laura Kelley both of London, ON; sister, Jocelyn Kelley of Vancouver, BC; and brother, James Kelley of Edmonton, AB.

Due to current restrictions a private memorial service will be held. Interment will be in Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, ON at a later date. Sympathy donations in Dean’s name may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks Street, St Thomas, ON N5R 3N9.

Arrangements entrusted with Cremation London & Middlesex, 519-858-2467. Online condolences shared at

  1. Dear Val, Les and Laura

    I am so sorry for your loss. Dean struggled with a terrible challenge during his later years. Throughout all of his challenges his love for his family was paramount.

    We will all miss Dean’s laughter, his warmth and his kindness. These are just a few of his many attributes that I will miss. Dean will remain loved by all, for all of time.

    Please let me know if I can help you in any way.
    Uncle Jamie

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