H. Kenneth Keylor, 91, of Quaker City, died Sunday (Dec. 23, 2018) at his home.
He was born April 16, 1927, in Belmont County, son of the late Homer Keylor and Mildred (Rosengrant) Keylor.
A 1945 graduate of Old Washington High School, Mr. Keylor had worked as a drag line operator in the coal mines for many years.
He was a member of the Stop Nine Church of Christ.
He was a member of the Kirkwood Masonic Lodge, a member for over 50 years with the Pennyroyal Ruritans, and a founding member of the Pennyroyal Bluegrass Association. He helped with the Fairview Cemetery for many years and was passionate about its caretaking.
Mr. Keylor was a US Navy veteran, having served during World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Stephen K. Keylor and Stuart A. Keylor; a brother, Richard Keylor; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Johnson) Keylor, whom he married April 3, 1948; two sons, Michael (Sherri) Keylor of Bellefontaine and Mark Keylor (Beth Leach) of Barnesville; a daughter, Kimberly (& Robert "Zoo") Smith of Quaker City; seven grandchildren, Missy (Kenny) Burris, Amy (Neal) Hollingshead, Derek Keylor, Cassidy Keylor, Ashley (& Lance) Bailey, Mallory (Tommy) Carpenter, and Zachary Smith; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and a brother-in-law, Jimmie (Mary) Johnson.
Visitation will be held Thursday (Dec. 27, 2018) from 4 to 8 p.m. at Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, where funeral services held Friday (Dec. 28, 2018) at 11 a.m. with Evang. Mark Beros officiating.
Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.
Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.thorn-blackfuneralhomes.com