Kelly Joe Knick July 19, 1962 - June 22, 2013 Kelly was born on July 19, 1962 in Bakersfield, CA to Leroy Eldon Knick & Glenda Kay (Yarbrough) Mailloux-Smith. He died Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Sulphur, at the age of 50 years, 11 months and 3 days. Kelly and Robin Geissel were married on Feb. 14, 2009 in Ardmore, OK. Kelly was an employee with Chevron for the past 10 years in Velma as an Artificial Lift Corrosion Representative. He was an amazing man who touched the hearts of all he met. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He was known for taking in others and treating them like family and he would do anything for anyone. Kelly enjoyed boating and was the Rock of his family and he will be greatly missed and always remembered and loved. Kelly is survived by his wife Robin; mother and step-father, Glenda & Don Mailloux; son, Scott Cross; two daughters, Candice Rolin and Jessica Cross; sisters, Stephanie Lyons and Suzie Aguiar; grandchildren, Sydnie Rolin, Akira Cross, Scarlett Cross and one on the way. He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Knick; Toni Knick; son, Joshua Cross; Cousin, Mark Lankford; grandparents, Woodrow Wilson & Mary Frances Yarbrough; and uncle, Dick Yarbrough. Services were "Entrusted To" HALE'S Funeral Home of Sulphur, OK. www.bakersfield.com/obits
This obituary was originally published in the Bakersfield Californian.