Bobbie L Keller 82, of Neodesha, Kansas passed away Monday March 7, 2022, at Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha, Kansas. A memorial service will be held Saturday March 19, 2022, at 10:30AM at the Nazarene Church in Neodesha, Kansas.
Bob was born March 21, 1939, in Medicine Lodge, Kansas to Ivernen and Aulgie Mae (Smith) Keller. On November 1, 1969, he married Wilma Foster in Las Vegas, Nevada. They had two sons, Bobbie W. and Vincent W Keller.
In Bob’s younger years he spent time in California and Arkansas. Bob was a welder by trade and worked for MEC Company on the Road Crew from 1974 to 1983, when they settled in Neodesha. Bob continued to work for MEC Company until 2004 when he retired after 30 years of service. Before failing health, Bob enjoyed hunting and his lifelong love, riding his Harley motorcycle. His grandchildren held a special place in his heart and could always brighten his day.
Bob is survived by Wilma, of the home, sons Bobbie and Vince (Emily) of Neodesha, 3 grandchildren, Michael (Kayla), Harlie, and Grace, 2 Step grandchildren, Juileona and Wyatt, and one great granddaughter, Rylan, all of Neodesha, Kansas. one brother Wayne Keller and 2 sisters, Sylvia Lopez, and Judy Frazee, all of Wild Horse Colorado.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Arnetta Wildy, Ivalea Keller and one brother Loren Keller.
Memorials can be made in Bob’s memory to the Kansas Abate Toy Run or to the Neodesha High School Shooting Sports Team and can be left with the Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, Kansas. On-Line condolences can be left to the family by going to www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com