J.D. served in World War II as an MP for the United States Marine Corp. He also was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He retired from Broyhill Furniture where he was Supervisor over the Finishing Dept.
In addition to his parents, J.D. was preceded in death by, his wife, Frances Blankenship Keller, and a number of brothers and sisters.
J.D. is survived by his son John Neal Keller and wife Sharon Robinson Keller, of Hiddenite.
A private Graveside Service will be conducted. Due to the Coronavirus the body will lie in state for a public viewing on Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Chapman Funeral Home. There will be no formal visitation.
JD will be missed. You are no doubt proud of your father. He was a great example of the Greatest Generation, and a good Christian man and church leader.
Brad Gryder - Taylorsville, NC
John and Sharon,
You have my deepest sympathies in the loss of your father.
Nancy Gant- Taylorsville, NC