Bob Keller

July 9, 2011

Bob Lee Keller, 81, of Frankfort passed away July 9, 2011 surrounded by his family in his home. He was born August 12, 1929 in Hillisburg to Howard S. and Jewel (Smith) Keller. He married Phyllis Johnson on January 14, 1950 and she preceded him in death in July 1981. He married Kathleen Fearnow on November 26, 1994 in New Albany, Indiana and she survives. Mr. Keller was a 1948 graduate of Scircleville High School. He was a farmer for many years, standard oil agent, and owner of Keller Oil in Kempton. He retired from AgMax in January 2000 as fuel delivery/transport driver. From February of 2000 until currently, Mr. Keller was the Clinton County Weights and Measures Inspector and a driver for Bailey Trucking. He was a member of the Scottish Rite, and the Masonic Vesta Lodge 136 in Jefferson. He was also a member of the Indiana Association of Weights and Measures Inspectors. He was a member of the Cornerstone Assembly of God. Surviving along with his wife are 2 Sons: Ted Keller (Friend: Joan) of Flora and Terry (Susie) Keller of Frankfort; 1 Sister: Lois Ellen Bond of Westfield; 1 Sister-in-law: Elsie Keller of Buffalo Grove, IL; 4 Grandchildren: Chris (Charity) Keller of Frankfort, Matt (Kelly) Keller of Michigantown, Angie Keller of Frankfort, and Mya Chandler of Frankfort; 10 Great-Grandchildren; 4 Step-Children: Cary Doucette of Portland, OR, Becky (Roger) Owings of Kokomo, Keith (Nancy) Doucette of Cicero, and Karen (Jon) Green of Kokomo; and 5 Step-Grandchildren: Adam Hagy, Katie Owings, Dylan Green, Page and Cooper Doucette. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 Sisters, 3 brothers and 1 Grandson: Terry Lee Keller, Jr. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service. Masonic services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Community Foundation of Howard and Clinton Counties, the Clinton County Cancer Fund, and the American Heart Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.


9 Condolences for “Bob Keller”

  1. Lake County Weights & Measures

    To Kathleen and the Bob Keller Family, We extend our sincere condolence to the Keller Family. You are in our prayers. Bob was one of God’s finest creations and made this world a better place. We are glad for the opportunity to have known him. Christine Clay – Director Alfonso Salinas – Chief Inspector J.D. Seiber – Inspector Larry Patton – Inspector John Zlajic – Inspector Toshemia Zanders – Administrative Assistant Paulette Crittenden – Secretary

  2. Gary & Lori McCarty

    Kathy and family, Lori and I gained a close friend in Bob. Our hearts are with you all in this very sad time of losing a loved one. I will miss Bob on a daily bases at work. Smiles, jokes filled me with happiness. I Never will forget Bob. His famous saying when I would approach him, “Hey Kiddo”. We thank the Lord for him giving us a wonderful person in Bob.

  3. Mary Patchett

    Kathy, I so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. george ann (saari) lewis

    uncle ted, i am sorry to hear of grandpa’s passing. I have very fond memories of both your parents and will always cherish them. They both was very good to me as a child and accepted me with open arms. with love and sympathy, george ann lewis

  5. Steve & Kathie Henry

    Ted ~ We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Steve & Kathie

  6. Melissa, Steve & Family

    Aunt Kathy Thinking of you all, May God’s light guide you and His love surround you at this difficult time. So happy that you have had such a great man to share your life with. Bob is a special person and I am thankful to have known him. May you find comfort in all the precious memories!

  7. Darrin,Melissa & girls

    Kathy~~ We are so sorry for the lose of Bob he was an AMAZING man who always made everyone smile, we were all blessed to be touched by his winning personality, God bless you we will keep you in our thoughts an prayers. <3

  8. Sam Peter

    Dear Keller Family and Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences. Gods Promises of seeing them again and That He will wipe out every Tear from their eyes, Death will be no more, neither will Mourning nor pain be anymore. have comforted me many times, may they comfort you as well. May the Peace of God, be with you at this time. Sincerely. and Family, dav, usmc;

  9. Shelly

    I remember growing up and Bob always bringing fuel to the farm and he was always a very nice man. I was looking on the funeral home’s website and seen his obituary. I’m so sorry to see this. The one thing I do now is share hope for the future. The bible promises a time here on earth when there will be a resurrection. Psalms 37:29 says the righteous themeslves will possess the earth and he will reside forever upon it…. What happy times lay ahead for us.

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