Keith Monroe Ketterman, 74, of Petersburg, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in E.A. Hawse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Baker.
He was born Sept. 13, 1937, at Dorcas, a son of the late George B. Ketterman and Virginia Parker Ketterman.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Joshua R. Ketterman; two brothers, Cletus Ketterman and Dee Ketterman; and four sisters, Goldie Whetzel, Fannie Whetzel, Mary Ruth Cullers and Vicki Wilhelm.
He drove a truck for Allegheny Mining for 17 years. He retired from Advantage Foods in 2002. He was a member of Southern Baptist Church in Petersburg.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Anna Mongold Ketterman; four sons, Curtis W. Ketterman of Cabins, Ronnie L. Ketterman of Maysville, Keith L. Ketterman of Petersburg and Robert L. Ketterman of Petersburg; two daughters, Peggy Barger of Peoria, Ill., and Loretta Ketterman of Petersburg; three grandchildren, Brian Cole, Ashley Ketterman and Adam Ketterman; and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Allen Friel officiating. Interment will follow in Brake Cemetery at Dorcas.
Memorials may be made to the Ketterman family, in care of Anna M. Ketterman, 12 Holt Drive, Petersburg, WV 26847.