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“Sure do miss you uncle Bill ”
1 of 54 | Posted by: Kayla Keffer - WV - family

“You know still to this day, not a day goes by that I don't think or miss you terribly.. I love you and it broke my heart the last day I seen you.....Read More »
2 of 54 | Posted by: Shannon - Rhodell, WV

“May God continue to comfort through His eternal love. ”
3 of 54 | Posted by: Claudia - Fort Worth, TX

“i am so sorry for your loss. i'm a praying for all or you. ”
4 of 54 | Posted by: karen mills - kernersville, NC

“Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Maria Soto - Dallas, TX

“Dear Keffer family, I am so very sad to hear of Bill's passing.My love,heart,and prayers are with all of you at this time as always. Bill was always...Read More »
6 of 54 | Posted by: Dolores Mills Claud - VA - friend

“Dear Milred and family, very sorry to hear about Bill,always liked and thought alot of him,you and your family aare in our prayers. Love Bill Bolen ”
7 of 54 | Posted by: Bill Bolen - coal city, WV

“Eileen and my thoughts and prayers are with you and hope that fond memories will outlast sorrow. Amen. ”
8 of 54 | Posted by: Jeffrey Zelmanow - El Paso, TX

“To all your family, my prayers are with you at this time. Nothing is more important than family and all of the wonderful memories you now share of...Read More »
9 of 54 | Posted by: Janet V. Elizondo - Dallas, TX

“Aunt Mildred, Ours hearts are grieving for this great loss!!! Our prayers (and the Welch Church of God's prayers) are for you and all the...Read More »
10 of 54 | Posted by: Tim Akers - Welch, WV

“Im very sorry Aunt Mildred. Bill was a very kind and crazy guy. I had a lot of laughs and fun times with him. He's one of God's angels now and he's...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Tonya Ayers - Coal City, WV

“RIP Bill....... Buddy. ”
12 of 54 | Posted by: Fleet "Buddy" Sexton

“Aunt Mildred, I can't imagine the pain of loosing a child but Mother always said it was the worst hurt ever. May God get you through this time of...Read More »

“danny and nancy bell ”
14 of 54 | Posted by: nancy bell - coal city, WV

“All our condolence to the faimly Paul and Maxine Kelley ”
15 of 54 | Posted by: Paul Kelley - Coal City, WV

“Mildred my prayers and thoughts are with you in this time of need. So very sorry for the loss of your son Bill. All of our love and best wishes go...Read More »
16 of 54 | Posted by: Brenda Mills - Winston-Salem, NC

“We love and will always miss you, but we will never forget you. ”
17 of 54 | Posted by: Dale & Cindy Keffer - Flat Top, WV

“Aunt Mildred and family: Do not know for sure if I physically can make it to the funeral service tomorrow but wanted you to know we are praying for...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Roger Akers - Coal City, WV

“Prayers for all the family. Milred, Bill was always such a gentlemen to us. We love you and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Gladys and Phyliss ”
19 of 54 | Posted by: Gladys Mills Sexton and Phyliss Mills Lilly - WV

“Thoughts and prayers for your family. Love, Sap ”
20 of 54 | Posted by: Gary "Sap" Mills - Coal City, WV

“Bye bye Billy bob ”
21 of 54 | Posted by: Ronnie white - coal city, WV

“Bill will be missed by family and friends. ”
22 of 54 | Posted by: Sam(gator) Adkins & Mary Allen - WV

“sorry for your loss. will be praying for you and your familys. ”
23 of 54 | Posted by: alice mills - winston salem, NC

“I came close to Bill I helped Phyllis take care of him when I had time to help her when I wasn't working. I will miss you. Your friend Pete ”
24 of 54 | Posted by: Pete Jennings - sophia, WV

“Rest in peace Uncle Bill<3 ”
25 of 54 | Posted by: Tiffany Thompson - sophia, WV

“gone but not forgotten will never forget all the dollars for picking up the cans at grandmas and all the times we put like 6 to 8 people in your ford...Read More »
26 of 54 | Posted by: james lilly - jonben, WV - nephew

“I am Susan Smith wife of Jasper Smith, we are so sorry for your loss. This is from the whole Smith family, Lena Smith and boys, we are praying for...Read More »
27 of 54 | Posted by: Susan - BECKLEY, WV

“I remember the first day I came over to gramas. I was so shy and didnt want to talk, but you invited into the living room and said boy sit down here...Read More »
28 of 54 | Posted by: Robert Johnson - Flat Top, WV

“Miss u so much uncle Bill.. Wish u was still here.. ”
29 of 54 | Posted by: Kayla Keffer-Johnson - Flat Top, WV

“We wish to express our condolences for the loss of our loved one. Praying God will be with you at this sad time. Love, Danny and Teresa Keesee...Read More »
30 of 54 | Posted by: Teresa Keesee Pettry - Beckley, WV

“So sorry to hear of Bill's passing my prayers are with the family. Ellen ”
31 of 54 | Posted by: Ellen McBride-Hoy-Hanlon - IL

“Mildred and family sorry to hear about Bill passing. He is now free of pain and suffering and in the arms of Jesus. I am the daughter of Piney...Read More »
32 of 54 | Posted by: Mary Harris - IL - cousin

“Sorry for your loss he was a great person!! ”
33 of 54 | Posted by: Rebecca Sisk - Sophia, WV

“So sorry Aunt Mildred and family for your loss. Lean on the Lord for understanding and comfort. My prayers are with you. ...Read More »
34 of 54 | Posted by: Connie Dolinger Gillian - Beckley, WV

“so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. wish I could be there with the family through your trying time. god bless ”
35 of 54 | Posted by: Linda Howlett Sleboda - Mauston, WI

“My thoughts are with each of you as you deal with the loss of Bill. His candle will always burn in the darkest of days and his memories will comfort...Read More »
36 of 54 | Posted by: Jackie Howlett - Charlotte, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. God Bless you. Otealia R. Crider & Family ”
37 of 54 | Posted by: Otealia Crider - Beckley, WV

“It was so hard for me to let you go.I wanted to keep you hear with me but you were just to sick to stay so I had to let you go away but you will be...Read More »
38 of 54 | Posted by: phyllis lilly - sophia, WV

“I haven't been around Bill for years now, but he was always a good guy and i have lots of dear memories of this family. My prayers are with you all...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: Peggy Dawson - Beckley, WV

“Uncle Bill we shared a lot of memories a lot that I will never forget and we grew even close as you got sick I help my mom take care of you.. It's...Read More »
40 of 54 | Posted by: Jason E Lilly - Sophia, WV

“One of the best uncles a kid could dream for and when you got him and his brothers together you could not stop laughing. I will miss him terribly and...Read More »
41 of 54 | Posted by: Bobby Richardson - CO - Nephew

“I am so sorry for all of you loosing Bill it doesn't seem real that he has passed away......why it only seems a short while he was that rambunctous...Read More »
42 of 54 | Posted by: Dreama Lilly - Sanford, NC

“Sorry to hear of your families loss. Love all of u and will keep you in my thoughts. Love you Mildred. Your a wonderful strong woman. ”
43 of 54 | Posted by: Teresa Sexton Dillon - Coal City, WV

“I love u guys. So sorry for your loss. I love Bill. ”
44 of 54 | Posted by: Barry Sexton - Coal City, WV

“So sorry to here of his passing. All of you still feel like family to me. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bill was a great person. ...Read More »
45 of 54 | Posted by: Earl & Sheryl Weeks - OH

“David, PJ, Mom and family---Sorry for your loss, I lost a sister three years ago, she was blind and mentally retarted, she now can see and she is...Read More »
46 of 54 | Posted by: Kyle Upton - WV - Friend

“We will both miss you dearly. Love Always. ”
47 of 54 | Posted by: Jimmy Lewis & JJ - Waxahachie, TX

“I will always love you brother and I will miss you dearly. ”
48 of 54 | Posted by: Brenda Keffer Lewis - Waxahachie, TX

“Sorry about the loss of your son and brother ”
49 of 54 | Posted by: Sandy Wills Dalton and family - WV

“so sorry about your loss ”
50 of 54 | Posted by: Ze4lda Wills - coal City, WV

“Sorry to hear about your loss. Our thought and prayers are with your family through this difficult time ”
51 of 54 | Posted by: Missy Wills - coal City, WV

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Know that God Walks beside you today and always. ”
52 of 54 | Posted by: Debbie Mitchem Terry - Tell City, IN

“I was so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Please accept my condolence and we will keep his family and friends in our prayers. ”
53 of 54 | Posted by: Cathy Akers Crowson - Manassas, VA

“Aunt Mildred it brings such great sadness to learn of Bill's death. I do have that wonderful memory when he phoned me and we spoke for a long time....Read More »
54 of 54 | Posted by: Mary Graham Meadows - OH - cousin

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William "Bill" Edward Keffer
William"Bill" Edward Keffer 60, of Princewick, went to be with the lord on Thursday May 3, 2012 following a long illness.
Born June 6, 1951 in Fireco, was the son of the late Eddie Armon Keffer and Mildred Howlett Keffer of Princewick.
Bill loved playing games with his family, he was a diehard WVU and New York Jets Fan, loved NASCAR, Cincinnati Reds, but Bill dearly loved his mother. He was of the Holiness faith.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his long time companion, Lillian Cangemi.
Along with his mother he is survived by three brothers; David Lee Keffer of Coal City, Bobby Gene Keffer of Princewick, Armon Dale Keffer and wife Cindy of Flat Top. Two Sisters, Brenda Mae Lewis and Jimmy of Dallas, Texas and Phyllis Jane Lilly and companion Pete Jennings of Jonben. He is also survived by a very special cousin, Daris Bolen of Princewick, 4 nieces, 5 nephews and a host of friends.
Services will be held Monday May 7, 2012 at the Blue Ridge Funeral Home at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Nina Bays and Rev. Gary Eskins officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Friends may gather with the family from 1:00 P.M. till service time Monday at the Funeral Home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family would like to give special thanks to the care that was provided by Raleigh General Hospital, Jan-Care ambulance service and the home health care nurses.
An online guest registry and flowers and unique gifts are available by visiting
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive Beckley WV 25801