Paul R. Keller, 67, of Chattanooga, TN, died Friday (December 27, 2019) at his home.
Born February 4, 1952, in Olean, NY, he was the son of the late Robert and Betty Sams Keller. On April 11, 1976, he married the former Corinne M. Wheeler, who survives.
A resident of the Chattanooga area since 2006, Mr. Keller graduated from Olean High School in 1970 and served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976. He was a long-time member of Dean Foods’ sales teams in New York and Tennessee. Ever the hard worker, he enjoyed his retirement job in the paint department at Lowe’s.
Quiet and generous in spirit, Paul enjoyed spending time in nature and caring for plants and animals of all kinds.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Benjamin Keller of Harrisonburg, VA; his sisters Barbara Weber of Olean, NY, and Robin Keller-Ginter of Hinsdale, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Keller of Olean, NY.
A gathering of remembrance service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN (www.stjude.org).
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Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020, 1-3 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.
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