Kelly Gene Peterson, 63, of McPherson, passed away Feb. 24, 2020, at his home in McPherson. He was a pipeline welder and had lived in McPherson County most of his life.


He was born October 17, 1956, in Hutchinson, the son of LeRoy and Audrey (Lackey) Peterson. He graduated from Inman High School in 1974.


Survivors include: his son, George Morgan Peterson of McPherson; two sisters, Angela Peterson of Hutchinson, and Nattalee Vickers of Wichita; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lowell.


A private family service will be held at a later date.


Memorial donations may be given to the Central Kansas Foundation or McPherson County Humane Society in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.


Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.