TROY - Joyce Raymond "J.R." Keiser, 61, of Troy, died on Monday, May 20, 2013, at Troy Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was born on Nov. 28, 1951, in Piqua, Ohio, to the late William and Luella (Miller) Keiser. His wife of 16 years, Carol Ann (Green) Keiser, survives.
J.R. is also survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Robyn Nurnberger II and their family of Ft. Bragg, N.C.; daughter, Caryn (Ryan Brady) Miles of Troy; sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Tim Brandt of Ludlow Falls; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kirby and Joyce Keiser of Ludlow Falls and Berlyn and Nanette Keiser of Bradford; five grandchildren, Austin Debar, Nicholas Debar, Zackery Debar, Morgan Nurnberger, and Tya Nurnberger; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jason Keiser.
J.R. was a 1970 graduate of Bradford High School. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenville; a past member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #2177 of Greenville; and a lifelong member of the NRA. He enjoyed western movies and books.
He retired from Corning Glass in Greenville and was currently employed with RMI Security at Honda in Troy.
Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at Baird Funeral Home, Troy with interment to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Miami Valley, 42 North Detroit St., Xenia, OH 45385.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com