Kelly Bros. Home & Design Center


Northern Kentucky Home Improvement Design Center

Northern Kentucky Home Improvement Design Center
Northern Kentucky Home Improvement Design Center
Northern Kentucky Home Improvement Design Center

The Kelly Bros Staff in 1997 - which marked the 50 year anniversary of Kelly Bros. Lumber and Northern Kentucky Home Improvement Design Center

 1947 Kelly Bros. Lumber Co. begins operation. Partners in the business are brothers Ken, Ed and Gene Kelly, and their father, Rev. George Kelly. The business site is on land leased from L&N Railroad.
 1949 Kelly Bros. gets into the blacktopping business with Kelly Bros. Blacktopping.
 1952 Kelly Bros. gets into the coal business.
 1955 Ken, Ed and Gene Kelly purchase their father's share of Kelly Bros.
 1957 Coal business sold to Economy Coal Company.
 1958 Ken & Ed Kelly purchase their brother Gene's share of Kelly Bros.
 1959 Fire destroys the original Kelly Bros. warehouse.  More than half the inventory and warehouse space is lost.
 1975 Steve Kelly graduates from Western Kentucky University and joins Kelly Bros full time.
 1986 Generational 'changing of the guard.' Ed Kelly retires, and his son, Steve takes over as vice president and secretary-treasurer of Kelly Bros.  Mike Coppage, Ken Kelly's son-in-law, takes over Ken's duties at Kelly Bros.  Ken maintains his position as president of the company.
 1987 Leasing arrangement with railroad ends with purchase of business site from CSX.  Fire destroys nearly half of Kelly Bros. inventory and warehouse space just as it did in 1959.
 1995 New 11,000 square foot office-showroom complex opens.
 1997 Kelly Bros. celebrates 50 years of business.
  • Steve Kelly serves as President of Kentucky Building Material Association.
  • Kitchen and Bath Design Center is revamped and doubles in size.
 2000 Kelly Bros. acquires Dry Ridge Lumber Co.
  • Brandon Coppage graduates from the University of Kentucky and joins Kelly Bros. full time.
  • Design center undergoes growth and remodeling to now occupy 5,000 sq ft of retail space.
 2005 Owen County Building Supply opens in April of 2005 becoming the Kelly Bros. third location.
 2006 Steve Kelly named Pro Sales Public Service Leader.
 2009 Kelly Bros. is named as a Masterbrand Platinum Partner.
 2010 Dry Ridge and Owen County locations merged and rebranded as Kelly Bros Home and Design Center locations.


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Covington Location
Covington Location
[*NEW Showroom & Design Center]
3502 Latonia Ave
Covington, KY 41015
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Phone: (859) 581-0400
Fax: (859) 655-8135
Design: (859) 655-8134

Monday - Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-3:00pm

  Dry Ridge Location
Dry Ridge Location
[Showroom & Design Center]
85 South Main St
Dry Ridge, KY 41035
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Phone: (859) 824-3371
Fax: (859) 824-2025


Monday - Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm

  Owenton Location
Owenton Location
[Showroom & Design Center]
3885 Highway 127 N 
Owenton, KY 40359
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Phone: (502) 484-0242
Fax: (502) 484-5798

Monday - Friday 7:30am- 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am -12:00pm

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