Earl Kelso Sr.

Earl Lynn Kelso Sr., 76, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 26, 2022.

He was born June 15, 1946, in Pawnee, Okla., to Ray Leo and Lorraine Ellen (Brown) Kelso.

Mr. Kelso lived in Los Angeles, Calif., Lebanon and Sweet Home. He was a journeyman roofer and a farmer.

He played the harmonica, guitar and fiddle. He loved his horses, chickens, cats and his dog Sally. He also loved going horse camping with friends.

Mr. Kelso is survived by his children, Ronne Vaughan of Roseburg, Earl Kelso Jr. of Wasilla, Alaska, and Brian Kelso of Anchorage, Alaska; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nephew Robert Pharis of Roseburg; and ex-wives Janice Pharis of Hillsboro and Jill Kelso of Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.