This is his biography...
THOMAS E. KELLY
9th DEGREE BLACK BELT
"MASTER Of THE ART" in KENPO KARATE
Over 44 years of Martial Arts Teaching Experience.
Karate Tournament Competitor for 18 years (112+ Tournaments)
1971 3rd PLACE HEAVYWEIGHT "1st NATIONAL ALL-BLACK-BELT" CHAMPION.
1971 HEAVYWEIGHT "NEW MEXICO STATE" CHAMPION.
1971-72-73 HEAVYWEIGHT "ALL-AMERICAN KARATE" CHAMPION.
1972 HEAVYWEIGHT "WASHINGTON STATE" CHAMPION.
1972 HEAVYWEIGHT "CALIFORNIA STATE" CHAMPION.
1972 HEAVYWEIGHT "INTERNATIONALS" CHAMPION.
1998 HEAVYWEIGHT (OVER 50) "INTERNATIONALS" RUNNER-UP.
Instructor for: Pricilla Presley, John Ritter and Peter Cetera (Chicago).
Taught the children of : Buddy Hackett, Anthony Quinn, Kirk Douglas, Doris Day, Bill Cosby, Robert Gulp and Robert Mitchum.
Provided Security for: Elvis Presley, Freddy Hart, Sonny James, Robert Culp and Bill Cosby
The above information is found at the link. There is quite a bit more. He was someone who assisted EPS in developing the art, and what was later in the books of Infinite Insights.
Very important, interesting the lack of response to his passing.
Again condolences to all who he touched, and family.