He was born in Jasonville on June 16, 1937, the son of Harold E. and Leana (Miller) Keller.
He worked several years as a welder, carpenter, and farmer.
He is survived by two sons, Cecil E. Keller of Terre Haute and John W. Keller, Jr. of Farmersburg; a daughter, Rita K. Zak of Linton; a sister, Phylis Wright of Brazil; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold E. Keller and Leana (Miller) Allen.
There will not be a public visitation or service.
Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent at www.welchcornett.com.