He was born to Randell and Lois Rustad on January 12th 1957, in Soda Springs, Idaho.
Having a strong desire for work, Kelly graduated early and spent most of his working life as a carpenter hanging ceilings.
He was an avid outdoorsman and spent most of his spare time camping, fishing and panning for gold.
He loved being a grandfather and spoke proudly of his family.
Kelly was survived by his four children: Chad Rustad, of Sedro Woolley; Wade Rustad, of Mount Vernon, Kenny Rustad, and Amber Rustad both of Spokane; His three siblings LaVonda Krebs and Cheryle Rustad, both of Spokane; and Karl Rustad, of Sedro Woolley.
He was also survived by his parents Randell and Lois Rustad and his five grandchildren.
A small gathering for close friends and family will be held at a private residence on Sunday, May 12th.