Raymond Keltner, 98, of Columbia, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
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Son of the late Phillip Hayden and Amanda Bell Bragg Keltner, he was born May 15, 1915, in Gradyville, Ky.
He was married to Mary Lee Turner Keltner. She preceded him in death July 28, 2003.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of Gradyville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Rayburn Keltner and his wife, Debbie, of Science Hill, Ky.; Dennis Keltner and his wife, Rita, of Campbellsville and George Hayden Keltner and his wife, Linda, of Vacaville, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Brad Keltner, Brandon Keltner, Lisa Rowlett, Anita Proffitt, John Keltner, Rachel Moats, Jason Keltner and Timothy Keltner; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Keltner; and 11 brothers and sisters.
Funeral was Saturday, Feb. 15, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia.
Interment was in Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors by local VFW Post 6097.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
210 Greenburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728
Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Feb. 14, 2014