Clayton Wirt ‘Kelly’ Mackey III

Clayton Wirt "Kelly" Mackey III, 73, went to his eternal home on Saturday, July 24, 2021. He was born on July 23, 1948, in Steyr, Austria, to Clayton Wirt Mackey, Jr. and Erika Steffe Mackey.

He honorably served his country in the United State Army for over 20 years. On May 23, 1969, Kelly married Janice Heap in Monte Vista. Kelly was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and has held many callings in the Church. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife Janice Mackey, his children, Kimberly (Darrell) Mackey-Canty and Clayton Daryl Mackey, his grandchildren, Dashawn (Heather) Mackey, Raymond Canty, Tiana Canty, Daryl Tyler Mackey and Kaylee Marie Mackey, four great-grandchildren and his siblings, Anne Henningsen and Erik Mackey as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Clayton was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Sandra Bukovsky.

A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista as well as from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at the Rio Grande Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with the service following at 10 a.m. Interment will follow services in the Homelake Cemetery. Contributions in his memory are suggested to the Conour SLV animal Shelter and may be made in care of the funeral home office.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left by visiting his obituary at