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Jerome Buren Keltner

April 6, 1941 October 24, 2019
Jerome Buren Keltner
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Jerome Buren Keltner died on October 24th, 2019.
Born April 6th, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Mabel Frances and Ernest Buren Keltner. Jerome was raised in Louisville, Kentucky, where he graduated from Fern Creek High School and would go onto graduate from Western Kentucky University. On August 11th, 1967, Jerome married Barbara Sanford in Franklin, Kentucky. After marrying, Jerome worked as an accountant in Corbin, Kentucky for sixteen years before moving to Atlanta, Georgia in 1986. Jerome would later retire to Vero Beach, Florida in 2004.
Jerome served his country in the 100th Division of the United States Army Reserves. He was also a Master Mason and 34-year member of Hugh Harris Masonic Lodge #938 in Corbin, Kentucky. Additionally, he was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Vero Beach, Florida where he participated in the music program and taught Sunday school and Bible studies.
Jerome had a lifelong passion for music and pursued that passion by singing with the Saint Paul Motet in Louisville, Kentucky and the Atlanta Sacred Chorale in Atlanta, Georgia. Jerome was also a participant in the local church choirs of which he attended wherever he lived.
Jerome is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara Sanford Keltner, sons Jamison Buren Keltner and wife Mary of Winston Salem, North Carolina; and Kenton Jennings Keltner and wife Katie of Vero Beach, Florida; his five grandchildren Melissa, Christian, and Rebecca Keltner of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Corbin and Hayden Keltner of Vero Beach, Florida; and sister Donna Long of Grayson, Georgia; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 31, 2019, at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ramon Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Rest Haven Cemetery.
Visitation will be from Noon to 2:00 PM, Thursday, October 31, 2019, at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Family & Friends
Condolences can be sent at www.oneilfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Oct

12:00 PM 10/31/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/31/2019 2:00:00 PM
O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home

204 N. Kentucky Street
Corbin, KY 40701

O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home
204 N. Kentucky Street Corbin 40701 KY
United States

Funeral

Thursday

31

Oct

2:00 PM 10/31/2019 2:00:00 PM
O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home

204 N. Kentucky Street
Corbin, KY 40701

O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home
204 N. Kentucky Street Corbin 40701 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rest Haven Cemetery Final Resting Place

Park Hills Rd
Corbin, KY 40701

Park Hills Rd Corbin 40701 KY
United States
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