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Richie Keltner, 53, Adair County, KY (1963-2016)

He was a member of Egypt Christian Church and was a former construction supervisor for Waste Energy Technology, Inc. He was a native of Adair County, KY, and a resident of the county at the time of his death. He was a member of a large, highly regarded Adair County family. He was the son of Sheila Finn Keltner, who survives, and the late Jerry Keltner. His wife, Kim Rodgers Keltner, survives. He leaves two direct living descendants.
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Richie Keltner, 53, of Columbia, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at 4:45pmCT, at his home.

Funeral service will be Friday, January 6, 2017 at 11amCT, at Egypt Christian Church, 4855 Knifley Road, Columbia, with Bro. Paul Patton, Bro. Hugh Withers & Bro. Barney Taylor officiating. Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Thursday, January 5, 2016, at Egypt Christian Church and after 7amCT, Friday at the church.

Richie Keltner, 53, Adair County, KY (1963-2016)

He was born September 21, 1963, in Adair County, KY. He died January 2, 2017, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 53 years, three months, and 12 days.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Keltner, a sister, Lachelle Keltner, his granny, Lucille Absher Turner, and his grandfather, Huston Finn.

He was a member of Egypt Christian Church and was a former construction supervisor for Waste Energy Technology, Inc.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Kim Rodgers Keltner of Columbia, KY

  • His mother: Sheila Finn Keltner of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters: Katie & Alex Keltner both of Columbia, KY

  • His grandmother: Frances Finn of Columbia, KY

  • Loving family: Bonnie & Charlie Irey, Larry Rodgers, Whitney Rodgers, Angie, Greg, Zach & Jadie Smith, Monica, William & Avery Shuffett

  • Special caregiver: Erik Clemments
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Memorials are requested to be in the form of a donation to Egypt Christian Church WINGS or to Hosparus of Green River. These may be made at the church or left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Richie Keltner, 53, Adair County, KY (1963-2016)

2017-01-04 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

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