Ralph K. Keyser

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RALPH KEYSER Ralph K. Keyser, 89, of The Meadows at Shannondell, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2012. He was the husband of Evelyn (Kingston) Keyser, to whom he shared sixty-five years of marriage. Born in Kulpsville, he was the oldest of five children born to the late Theodore D. Jr. and Estella (Kulp) Keyser. Ralph was a graduate of the former Lansdale High School and attended Lehigh University. He served aboard The Tasman as an Army medic earning the rank of sergeant. Mr. Keyser was the owner and operator of Keyser Motors Inc., at Broad and Blaine Streets, Lansdale, for thirty-nine years until retiring in February 1984. He was an active member of the Masonic fraternity with over fifty years of membership in Shiloh Lodge No.558 F&AM, Valley of Allentown, A.A.S.R.M., Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Forest 31, Norristown and Rajah Shrine, and A.A.O.N.M.S. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting at his Bonnell Run Hunting and Fishing Corporation in Lycoming County. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sons, Bruce K. Keyser (Elaine), of Lansdale, Barry K. Keyser, of Red Hill, Burton K. Keyser (Deidre) of Lansdale, Byron K.Keyser (Elen), of Naples, FL and Brent K. Keyser (Cora) of Philadelphia; twelve grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by siblings, Carl K., Doris K. Phelps, Theodore K. and Robert K. Keyser. His funeral service will be held Monday, February 6 at Royersford Church of the Nazarene, Fifth Avenue and Washington St., Royersford at 10AM. A viewing will be held Sunday afternoon 2 to 4PM at Cattermole-Klotzbach Funeral Home, 600 Washington Street, Royersford. A Masonic Service will be held Sunday at 4PM. There will be no viewing Monday at church. Burial will be in Limerick Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice, 25 West Fornance St., Norristown, PA 19401. Online condolences may be offered at www.royersfordfuneralhome.com

Published in The Reporter on Feb. 4, 2012
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