George Thomas Keller

George Thomas Keller, 79 of Edinburg, passed away Friday, December 16, 2016, at his home.

George was born May 21, 1937, in Washington D.C., son of the late Charles Russell and Florence Myrtle Beall Keller.  He was a Veteran of the United States Navy honable discharged after his plane crashed off of Greenland in Atlantic Ocean on April 21, 1960 having to relearn to write with his other hand.  He became an electrician licensed in VA, MD, & WV and also teaching electrical to the Local Union 26 members for 14 years.  He won the Presidential award for the Lions club and also a lifetime pass for Oakton High School for donating his time to install the stadium lights at his children’s school.

He is survived by his wife Hilda Haun Keller, children Kar-en Lea Bishop and husband Mike of Tampa, FL.  Valerie Lynn Keller of Edinburg, VA and George Todd Keller and wife Loriann of Fairfax, VA; his sister Catherine Louise Brown and husband Jerry of Washington, IN; his grandchildren Clint L. Bishop, Bryant S. Bishop, Laura Rose I. Bishop, Nicholas P. Ahern, Tori , Cole, Zachary and John Keller; great grandchild Gavin Bishop;.  Step children Pamela Courtney and husband Perry of Warrenton, VA.   Michael Lindamood and wife Barbara of Martinsburg, WV. Step grandchildren Heather Kidd and husband Christopher, Michael T. Lindamood II and wife Brea; step great grandchild Emma Kidd and Alyvia Lindamood.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Keller was preceded in death by his wife Beatrice H. Keller in 2008, his sisters and brothers, Evelyn M. Payne, Charles R. Keller Jr., Elizabeth Ann Knapp, and Walter B. Keller.

Memorial services will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Charles Wood II at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock, VA, Wednesday, December 21st at 2pm.  The viewing is Tuesday, December 20th between 6 to 8pm.

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One Condolence to George Thomas Keller

  1. Cheryl Linthicum says:

    Uncle George was so special to his niece and nephews. He was strong, and we respected him. He was also playful, and for that, we loved him.

    May you rest in peace, Uncle George.