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Richard Keltner, Adair Co., KY (1928-2015)

He was a Korean War veteran of the United States Army, retired from General Electric and a member of the Methodist Church.
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Richard Keltner, 86, Russell Springs Road, Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:20 PM at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY. He was born July 11, 1928 in Gradyville, KY the son of the late Garnett and Bessie Compton Keltner.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Carlie Riggs and Bro. Scott Allen will be the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Haven Hill Cemetery. The family requests visitation after 3:30 PM on Monday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Doris Ellen Reliford Keltner on June 8, 2003 and by one brother Lawrence Keltner and one sister Maxine Smith. Mr. Keltner was a US Army Korean War veteran, he was retired from General Electric after 33 years of service and was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include:
  • two sons: Ricky Darrell Keltner of Columbia, KY and Terry Lee Keltner of Berea, KY

  • Two granddaughters: Amber Penick and husband Luke and Megan Keltner

  • One great grandchild: Kailey Grace Penick

  • Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
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