About Rep. Keisling

A Brief Biography

Personal Life

Born in 1951 in Albany, KY, Kelly was raised and educated in our Tennessee public school system, graduating from Pickett County High in 1969. Following graduation, he immediately was accepted to Belmont University in Nashville and attended until mid-way though his junior year. By then his father had formed Byrdstown Builders Supply and Kelly decided to join him in business. 

He has been married to his wife, Janet, for 40 years and they have three adult children and seven wonderful grandchildren. They are members of Etter Baptist Church in Byrdstown where Janet serves as assistant pianist and Kelly serves as assistant song leader. 

Kelly is president of Keisling Insurance Agency on Byrdstown. They celebrate 26 years of business in 2012.