Death of Emmett Kelly, Jr.

November 13, 1923 - November 29, 2006
Tombstone, Arizona | Age 83

Hobo clown dies at 83
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Emmett Kelly Jr., son of one of the nation's most famous hobo clowns who followed his father into a career under the big top, died Wednesday. He was 83.

Kelly died of complications from pneumonia at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center near his home in Tombstone, Ariz., according to his daughter, CherryAnn Kelly-Knapp.

His father -- before being a clown -- and mother, Eva Mae, performed as trapeze artists, according to Kelly's official Web site.

In 1960, with the...

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