Donald Keller
May 23, 2012 | 1117 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Donald R. Keller, 69, of Metropolis, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss.

Mr. Keller was of the Baptist faith and a teacher at Joppa High School for 30 years.

He coached baseball and belonged to Teamsters Local 236 in Paducah.

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed watching Cardinal baseball.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Janice; three sons, Michael Reed Keller and wife Daphne of Metropolis, Timothy Shane Keller and wife Katherine of Bethlehem, Ga. and Corey Don Keller and wife Rebecca of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Kolby Don Keller, Anna Elaine Keller, Madison Marie Keller and Wakely Donovan Keller.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Relis and Cella Garner Keller; and one sister, Shirley Lentz,

Funeral service was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Tom Quimby officiating.

Burial followed at Friendship Cemetery in Union County. Pallbearers were Greg Keller, Russ Brown, Bill Hatfield, Mike Blasdel, Dustin Goss and Casey Douglas.

Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 2580 Federal Dr., Suite 403, Decatur, IL 62526.
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