George E. Keefer, 87, of Scullton, passed on June 6, 2017 at Somerset Hospital. Born February 28, 1930 in Champion, he is a son of the late Samuel and Patience (Cramer) Keefer. He is also preceded in death by his brothers Raymond and Harold Keefer; and sisters Fleda Shaulis, Evelyn Reese, and Mildred Keefer. George is survived by his wife of 56 years Dora Keefer; children Samuel Keefer and wife Tammy of Clymer, Jodi Knieriem and husband Brian of Sanford, NC, and Greg Keefer and wife Bonnie of Scullton;
grandchildren Jeremy (Beth), Jared (Angela), Jon (Tiffany), Derrick, Tanner, Kaitlyn, and Ethan; great-grandchildren Briana, Rylea, Aubriella, Lily, Linsey, and Arayna; and brother Harry “Abe” Keefer of Connellsville. George was a veteran of the US Marine Corps in the Korean War. He was a retired employee of US Steel and later, of Gilmour Manufacturing. He was a member of the Scullton Alliance Church. George was known as a hard-working man who could do anything from plumbing to electric work to vehicle repair. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting. Friends will be received from 2-9 pm Thursday at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory, Somerset. Visitation will also be held from noon until 1 pm Friday at the Scullton Alliance Church, where a service will follow at 1 pm, Pastor Boyd Race officiating. Interment at the Church Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Somerset County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Scullton Alliance Church at 1033 Scullton Road, Rockwood, PA 15557.