Bernard "Ben" D Keister
October 4, 1944 – June 28, 2018
Ben Keister, born October 4th, 1944 passed away peacefully on June 28th, 2018. Ben was preceded in death by his parents, Beman and Pauline Keister. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda; his son, Brad Keister; his daughter, Kris (Harry) Poole; his sister, Barbara (Dick) Yoho and his favorite grandsons, Harrison and Ethan Poole; as well as many family and friends. Ben retired from the shoe business, where he enjoyed traveling all over the world. He was also very active in supporting the rights of MRDD adults and children; as well as coaching in the Special Olympics. Per Ben’s wishes, there will not be a memorial service. Dignity Cremation is to take place through HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME. If you choose, the family asks that donations be made to your local Special Olympics or to the charity of your choice.