Brian C. Keeler Sr., 72

FULTON, NY – Brian C. Keeler Sr., 72, of Fulton, died Sunday June 5, 2016, at Oswego Hospital.

Brian C. Keeler Sr.
Brian C. Keeler Sr.

He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and lived there for several years where he was an 18-year member of the Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue Auxiliary.

In 1990, Brian moved to Whitney Point, New York.

While in Whitney Point, Brian was a volunteer firefighter and ambulance driver with the Whitney Point Fire Department.

In 1996, Brian moved to Virginia Beach, while in Virginia Beach, he was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for 5 years.

In 2008, Brian relocated to Fulton.

He was predeceased by wife, Ruth “Suzy” Keeler, who died February 4, 2011.

Brian is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Wilson of Kitley, Onatario, Canada; a son, Brian C. Keeler Jr. of Barrie, Ontario, Canada; two step-daughters, Laura Chatfield Evans of Binghamton and Brenda Slavin of Maryland; three step-sons, Henry “Buddy” Chatfield Jr. of Fulton, Lewis Brown Florida and Jason Brown Oklahoma; two brothers, Alan (Pam) Keeler of Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, and Randy (Lynn) Keeler of Ponty Pool, Ontario, Canada; ten grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m.

For those wishing, memorials may be made to Fulton First United Methodist Church, 1408 State Route 176, Fulton, NY 13069, in Brian’s memory.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.