Jerry Samuel Keller, Sr., age 80, of Bluff City, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was born April 13, 1940 in Bristol, Tenn., a son of the late James and Flora Keller. Jerry was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and retired from Whitaker Transportation. He formerly attended Belle Meadows Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Lee Ayers; sisters, Nancy Carter, Carol Belcher and Grace Smith
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Betty Jean Dorsey Keller; children, Jerry Samuel Keller, Jr., Diana Perkins and husband Jack, Jeanine Hillman and husband Larry, Eric Lee Olesen; sixteen grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren; brothers, Herbert Keller, Phil Keller and wife Mary Ruth, Joe Keller and wife Angela, James C. Keller; sisters, Mary Hartsock, Martha Stigall and husband Allen; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Mountain View Cemetery with Larry Hillman and Rev. Roy Henard officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.