Herman McKeller, son of the late Charlie Corbin and Ethel McKeller, born in Malden on July 12, 1931, and died at Westwood Hills Health Care in Poplar Bluff on April 24, 2010, age of 78.
He attended school in the Parma area and worked construction for 35 years in Indianapolis, Ind., area before retirement.
On July 27, 1952 he married Lorene Clark.
Surviving are his wife, Lorene McKeller; five sons and spouses, Herman McKeller, Jr. of Denver, Colo., Rodney (Teresa) McKeller of Marion, Ind., Gregory (Brenda) McKeller of Malden, Jeffrey (Trina) McKeller of Clarksville, Tenn., Anthony McKeller of Indianapolis, Ind.; three daughters and spouses, Marilyn McKeller and Robert Moore of Denver, Colo., Carolyn McKeller and Albert Brock of Roanoke, Va., Angela and Aaron Bush of Poplar Bluff; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; five sisters, Lessie Mae Bean of Parma, Dessie Mae Campbell of Jacksonville, Fla., Edna and Lee Hester, Pearlie and Thomas Jennings, all of Poplar Bluff, Annie Buchanan of St. Louis; four brothers and spouse, L. B. Corbin of Kokomo, Ind., Sam Corbin of Poplar Bluff, George Walter Corbin of Kokomo, Ind., David Stewart and Donna Corbin of Jackson; nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Julia Buchanan, Jerline Jacobs, Roberta March; and one brother, Willie Corbin.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 1, 2010, after 12 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 1 p.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Ronnie Webb and Pastor Johnnie Williams officiating.
Interment will be in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.