William H. Keating

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Keating William H. Keating, age 70, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital. He was a Board Member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church and a former member of First Community Church. He graduated from Upper Arlington High School in 1961 and went on to earn a BA and JD from The Ohio State University where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Retired Attorney for GTE (Verizon). He volunteered for the , where he founded the Men's Caregiver Support Group, and for Dodd Hall Rehabilitation Center at O.S.U. He was preceded in death by his first wife Bettie Boesche Keating and sister Patricia Leimberger. He is survived by his wife, Nancy McDonald; children, John Michael (Shannon) Keating and Caren (Andrew) Wildman; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Thomas Wildman; and sister, Sharon Keating of Sarasota, FL. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 22 at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd., followed by a reception in the Social Hall. Rev. Mark Belletini, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215, or B.R.E.A.D. at breadcolumbus.com. Arrangements by SOUTHWICK-GOOD & FORTKAMP FUNERAL CHAPEL. To offer condolences, visit www.southwickfuneral.com. Bill says, "Wear sunblock!"


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Southwick-Good & Fortkamp Funeral Chapel
3100 North High Street Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 267-0362
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 15, 2014
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