July 28, 1936 - February 24, 2017
Everett Keller, Jr., 80 of Urbana, passed away, Friday, February 24, 2017 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 28, 1936 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Everett G. Sr. and Cora Mae (Johnson) Keller. He was a graduate of Tecumseh High School. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a meat cutter for Fulmers Grocery and also worked at Kapp Construction. He enjoyed his wife’s baking including her fried chicken and white cake with white icing. Everett loved to watch his TV shows, Ohio State football, golf, and NASCAR. He enjoyed socializing with friends and family. Skipper loved to listen to gospel music, read the bible and attend the Kingscreek Baptist Church every Sunday with his wife.
He is survived by his wife of 4 years whom he married on his birthday in 2012 and she gave him his pet name “Skipper”, Ruthie Mae (McDaniel) Keller, his daughter, Cindy K. Chapman; sons, Richard (Annette) Keller and David (Jenny) Keller; grandchildren, Ashley, Shelby, Sherry, Macey and Samuel, brothers, Ed. Keller and several nieces, nephews and many friends including, nephew, Mark Keller, niece, Crystal Clark and friends, Chuck and Jannie Samson, Jack Minnick, Carl Bader, Dale Fitch and Chris Woodruff.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Keller.
The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Richard Darr and the staff of Springfield Regional Medical Center for their wonderful care.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Kingscreek Baptist Church, Kingscreek, Ohio with Pastor Chuck Samson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Urbana.
Serving as pallbearers; Pastor Chuck Samson, Chris Woodruff, Dale Fitch, David Keller and Carl Bader.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 235 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
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