JEFFREY CRAIG KELLER

Jeff set out on a new adventure, February 15, 2018 from Clearwater Florida. Such was his sense of humor as he battled colon cancer with strength and dignity.

Born in Tacoma, Washington February 1, 1967 and graduating from Decatur High School, Jeff then joined the Army. He loved all things Army. As well, he was a chef extraordinaire, skilled salesman, and stand up comedian. He loved his music, especially heavy metal and playing his guitar. A lover of books, the bible was one he would often read. His faith gave him the courage to face his illness. During his illness he became a prolific builder of museum quality military dioramas, many of which are on display at The Veterans Art Center of Tampa Bay.

Jeff is survived by former wife Andrea, and son Zachary, who is a gift to us, mother Judy (David) McLean, uncle Joe (Karen) Justice, aunt Rose (Mike) Moor, aunt Nancy (Steve Younger) Justice.

Predeceased by his father, Fred Keller, grandparents Rose and Fred Keller, and grandparents Lucille and Mack Justice.

Forever young in our hearts, Neverland awaits. “Second star to the right, and straight on till morning!”

Military service with honors at Bay Pines National Cemetery, St Petersburg, Fl., Tuesday April 3, 2018, 1:30 p.m.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Obituaries

Carol Baker | Obituary

Carol Baker passed away at her home in Auburn, WA on May… Continue reading

Obituary: Velma Jean Byers

Velma Jean Byers, who was born to Eugene Kellogg and Velma June… Continue reading

Linda Snyder obituary
Obituary: Linda Snyder

Linda Snyder 07-19-1952 – 04-11-2020 Loving Wife, Mother, Grand- mother and Friend.… Continue reading

Joann R. Jones obituary
Joann R. Jones obituary

Joann R. Jones, age 91, passed away March 22, 2020 in Federal… Continue reading

LENORE (LEE) MACKENZIE

August 31, 1925 - February 6, 2020 Lenore (Lee) MacKenzie died peacefully… Continue reading

BETTY (AVERY) MERRYFIELD

Betty (Avery) Merryfield, born December 16, 1925, passed peacefully at her home… Continue reading

TED EVAN PACE

Ted Evan Pace was born in Seattle, Washington, on January 31, 1959,… Continue reading

PEGGY DARLENE WHEELER

Peggy Darlene Wheeler, 73, passed away on December 28th, 2019, at her… Continue reading

JOHNNIE L. FOOTE

Johnnie L. Foote, known affectionally by many as Gee Gee, age 93,… Continue reading

Most Read