Francis Dean “Bud” Keller
October 04, 1930 ‒ April 28, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Francis Dean “Bud” Keller, age 89, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born on October 4, 1930 in Morrow County, the son of Walter and Josephine (Tucker) Keller.
Bud proudly served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1955. While stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky he met and married Naomi R. Tosh who survives. Bud and Naomi just recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Bud was a life long farmer and was also employed for over 21 years with Chattanooga Glass Company. He was a member of the Sparta United Methodist Church and previously served as a South Bloomfield Township Trustee.
He is survived by his loving wife Naomi (Tosh) Keller, two daughters, Deb Bigelow of Coshocton and Pam (Randy) Jones of Mount Gilead; grandchildren, Lacey (Chuck) Seville, Kay Leigh (Terence) Jones and Jason (Amanda Holsinger) Jones; great grandchildren, Noah, Ava and Bella Seville, Nate Jones, Mason Jones, Trenton, Analyn, Leam, Ritchie and a future great grandson due in June. He is also survived by a sister, Martha Jean Perkins of Howard.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Patricia Keller; a brother, Homer Keller and father and mother-in-law, Lexie and Erma Tosh.
Due to the current pandemic the family will observe a private viewing, but a public graveside will be held on Friday, May 1, 2020 beginning at 2 p.m. in Bloomfield Cemetery near Centerburg, Ohio. Rev. Ryan Shelton will be officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sparta United Methodist Church.
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