Home of: John and Connie Kelley

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MEEKER | John and Connie Kelley of Meeker are this week’s “home of” honorees. John is a 16-year resident. Connie has lived here 37 years. They will celebrate their 14th wedding anniversary April 24.
John, a gunsmith, was a guide for several local ranches. He opened the doors to “Kelley’s Gunsmithing” two and a half years ago. His gun shop sells new and used firearms and optics. John specializes in custom built rifles.
Connie has worked for White River Electric Association for 25 years. She has held several different job positions during her tenure with WREA. Connie is currently their purchasing agent.
Connie has a daughter, Jessie Corbin, who lives and works in Cheboygan, Mich.
John and Connie go on hunting trips and travel. “We just got back from British Columbia in January. We’ve been very fortunate to go on several African safaris. Our travels have taken us to New Zealand, Australia, England, Argentina, Mongolia and China. When we were in China we walked the Great China Wall. I love working in my yard. Landscaping is a passion of mine. We enjoy living in Meeker. We love the great outdoors, the friendly people and the small town life in general,” Connie said.