Anthony "Tony" Michael Keeler
Anthony "Tony" Michael Keeler, 48, Retired Corporal U.S. Army and property manager, passed away in Tallahassee, Florida, June 8, 2014 at home surrounded by his wife, mother, loving in-laws, children and his beloved dog, MoonPie. Tony served our nation in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1990. While in the Army Tony was awarded, among many honors, the Expert Badge (Rifle and Grenade).Tony was extremely passionate about his church and had a strong relationship with his Lord and Savior. While a member of Grace Christian Fellowship, Tony lead many people to Christ, as he was a true disciple. Tony loved his family, especially his wife, son, and daughter. His charismatic personality was a true testament of the many close friends he left behind.Anthony Michael Keeler was born on July 1, 1965 in Blackpool, England. He is survived by his loving family: wife, Amber Keeler, son Tyler Keeler (13), daughter Taylor Keeler (11) of Tallahassee, Fl.; his parents Sandra and Carlo Lovasco of Pinellas County, Fl.; sister Annette Scott-Scranton and her husband Drew of Louisville, Kentucky; two brothers, Alan and Richard Keeler of Pinellas County, Fl.; best friend and brother in Christ, Robert Shields and wife Dona of Melbourne, Fl; Mother and Father-in-law Richard & Nicole Ratcliff; sister in-law Ashley Ratcliff and brother in-law Richard Ratcliff Jr. of Tallahassee, Florida; Aunt Helen Mongillo of Pinellas County, Fl,; Uncle Edwin Keeler of Rochester NY.; Aunt Ann Whalley and husband Kev of Spain, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.The funeral service is scheduled for 10:00a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Cully's MeadowWood Funeral Home, 1737 Riggins Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, with Dr. Paul T. Evans, of Grace Christian Fellowship of Brevard, to officiate. A private graveside service will follow the funeral service with full military honors.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on June 13, 2014