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Weldon Keltner, 83, Adair County, KY (1937-2020)

Weldon Keltner, 83, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his home.

Funeral service will be Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 2pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Lowry and Billy Beard officiating. Burial will follow in Free Union Cemetery. Visitation is after 10am Saturday.

All attendees to the visitation and/or funeral are required to wear a facial covering and follow the healthy at work guidelines.

Casket Bearers: David Brown, Brandon Keltner, Dylon Keith, Chris Brown, Darrin Keltner, Jason Coomer, Anthony Keith, Cody Brown, Johnny Keith. Honorary: Clay Keith, Raymond Brown, Marvin Neal and Garron Keltner.

He was born January 17, 1937, in Adair County, to the late Davis L. and Gladys Scott Keltner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Aaron Keltner, two brothers and three sisters, William and Linus Keltner, Irene Peters, Esther Brock, Myrtle Richards.

He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include:

His wife of 64 years - Lois Lorene Perkins Keltner of Columbia

Two sons - Steven Dale Keltner (Rhonda) and Roy Michael Keltner (Rita) all of Columbia

Three daughters - Anita Brown (Raymond) of Campbellsville, Julie Stephens (Marvin Neal) and Melissa Keith (Clay) all of Columbia

One brother - Joseph Keltner (Sandra) of Campbellsville

One sister - Josephine Rigney of Louisville

12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren

Several other relatives and friends

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Weldon Keltner, 83, Adair County, KY (1937-2020)

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