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“Even tho I didn't see you much you still had an impact on my life wish I could of spent more time with you Pap you were always making joke n always...Read More »
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“Daddy- It's so hard to believe you've been gone almost a week now. I miss you so very much and I will never stop missing you. People have been...Read More »
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10 of 37 | Posted by: Deborah Roeting - Reynoldsville, PA

“Betty I'am so sorry to hear about Buddy. We didn't find out until Saturday. Our prayers are with you! ”
11 of 37 | Posted by: Cindy and George Grim - York, PA

“Uncle Buddy You will be miss so much still cant believe you are gone such good memories with you fly high I know you will be watching over us...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Trema Spangler - Pottstown, PA

“Remembering the family in prayer through this time. ”
13 of 37 | Posted by: Judy Lively - Columbia, PA

“Pops I cant even begin to explain how I feel i love you so much and there isnt a person in this world who can ever replace you. You are the most...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: Donovan Lockmiller - Wrightsille, PA

“uncle buddy, u will be missed by many. god saw u getting tired so he took u home, he gave u wings. god be with ure family in this difficult time. fly...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: dale, rita, joyce brown - windsor, PA

“Love you bby you will always and forever be in my heart love you always from your loving wife ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: Betty Keller - Red lion, PA

“I only met you twice..and you seemed like a very nice man. You will be missed deeply by your family may you RIP ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Laura Toomey - York, PA

“I love you dad and miss you greatly.you will be in my heart forever. Love ya always, Your Daughter ...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Deborah Roeting - Reynoldsville, PA

“Sorry for your loss your family is in our prayers ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: tabitha gilbert - red lion, PA

“Sorry for your loss, in my prayers ”
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“U will be missed by many.We luv u see ya again on the other side. ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: Sylvia Webb - York, PA

“Our sincere sympathy and prayers are with you and the family. ”
32 of 37 | Posted by: Grace Hallman - Brogue, PA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a wonderful person who always made me smile. May he RIP ”
33 of 37 | Posted by: Michele Riggs - Wrightsville, PA

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
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“So sorry about Buddy. Prayers for the families . ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Deb Smith - Windsor, PA

“I love you Pappy ànd will miss seeing you. ”
36 of 37 | Posted by: Jude Lockmiller-Scott - PA

“You will be missed by many. ”
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Melvin "Buddy" W. Keller, Jr. entered into rest after a prolonged illness on Monday, April 4, at 10:40 a.m. at York Hospital at the age of 76. He was the husband of Betty J. (Brown) Keller of Red Lion.

He was born in York on January 19, 1940, and was the son of the late Melvin W.Keller, Sr. and Rosetta M. (Wolfe) Rexroad.

Mr. Keller worked at Trenwyth Industries, retiring in 2002, and prior to that at Grinnell Anvil Industries. He was a member of the Family Worship Center in Red Lion.

Buddy is survived by his wife, Betty; his former wife, Sylvia Keller of Columbia; seven children, Deborah K. Roeting and her husband Rick of Punxsutawney, Edward E. Keller of York, Melvin W. Keller III of Columbia, Richard E. and wife Tara L. Keller of Columbia, Stephanie L. and husband Terry Dolly of Wrightsville, Charles R. and Tabby Rexroth of Windsor, and Johnathan Nispel of Red Lion; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He leaves his brother, Eugene Keller of York; multiple stepbrothers and sisters; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded by a daughter, Katherine Keller; a sister, Heaster Hoover; and a brother, Chesley Rexroad.

Viewing for Buddy will be on Thursday, April 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. The service of Honor and Praise for him will begin at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with the burial at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery. If attending, please meet there at 9:45 am.

Buddy was a family man. He loved when they all got together and played baseball games, going to picnics and playing horseshoes, drinking coffee and he loved to dance. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.