Martin Mortuary

550 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO


Ronald Grant Kellerby

August 17, 1948November 24, 2019

Ronald Grant Kellerby, 71, passed away at his home in Grand Junction on November 24th, 2019. Ron was born on August 17th, 1948 in Grand Junction to Grant and Patricia (Megenity) Kellerby. Ron was one of three children as he has an older sister Kay Heer and a younger brother Phillip Kellerby. Ron graduated from Grand Junction High School and enlisted into the Army upon graduation. Ron married Carol Jean Gunter in 1972 and recently they celebrated their 47th year of marriage this past year. Ron was a very skilled Diesel Mechanic, which spanned his entire working career before he retired in 2014. Ron was a passionate Bronco fan through thick and thin but he loved watching and coaching his children and grandchildren play in their various sports and was a staple at sporting events at Grand Mesa Little League, Central High School, Colorado Mesa University, and taking in games at JUCO. Ron was a very loyal family man who role modeled sacrifice, service, and dedication to his country, family, and those in need. Ron was preceded in death by his son Matthew Kellerby of Grand Junction and survived by his two sons Shaun Kellerby of Battlement Mesa and Joseph Kellerby of Grand Junction; 8 grandchildren- Katie Kellerby of Battlement Mesa, Grant Kellerby of Alma, Benton, Brayden, EllaGrace, Tyrus, LilaMae, and Jaxtin Kellerby of Grand Junction. A service will be announced at a later date.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, December 7, 2019


Ronald Grant Kellerby

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Mary/Don Good

November 27, 2019

Carol, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. So many wonderful thoughts of our times together, the bus depot, playing cards, baseball, all puts a smile on my face. Ron and that smile will be so missed. We love you, Don and Mary.