Memorial services for R. Kelley Herridge will be held at a later date. Kelley passed away Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.


Richard Kelley Herridge was born February 6, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of Richard L. and Norma L. (Johns) Herridge. The family moved to Springfield, N.J. and then to Chatham Township, N.J. where Kelley graduated from CTHS in 1973. He attended Springfield College in Massachusetts for two years before returning to New Jersey. In 1991 Kelley moved to Minneapolis, Minn. working for Best Buy as a computer programmer. In 2010 his health caused him to retire and move to Perry to be near his mother.


Survivors include his mother Norma Herridge of Perry, Iowa; one nephew Jeffrey (Katy) Herridge of Morris Plains, N.J.; one uncle Donald Johns of Perry, Iowa; aunts Doris Pantier of Perry, Iowa; Pat Meier of Perry, Iowa, Verna Martin of Norwalk, Iowa, Sandy (Larry) Botts of Macomb, Ill., Linda (Bob) Olson of Alexandria, Minn.; sister-in-law Susan Herridge of Hillsborough, N.J.


Preceding Kelley in death were his father Richard L. Herridge on Sept. 3, 1989 and his brother Kevin Herridge on Nov. 17, 2015, great grandmother Matie Wilcox, grandparents Lewis Herridge, Mary Herridge Lapp, Albert and Grace Johns, Uncles Jack Lientz, George Johns, Bill Martin, Virgil Pantier, Jack Meier, Dale Shipley and aunts Joanne Johns, Vernas Shipley and a cousin Debbie Gelbowitz.


Condolences to the family may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at murdockfuneralhome.net