Carl Henry Keller, 79, of Crossett, died on May 18, 2020, at his residence.
Mr. Keller was a and a native of Sledge, Mississippi and a millwright for the Georgia-Pacific Corporation for 42 years prior to his retirement in 2006. He was a veteran of the United States Army, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Crossett Masonic Lodge #576, where he served as district deputy grand master in 1999 and 2000, and Crossett Masonic Lodge Master for in 1996, 2008 and 2013. He was also a member of the Cloverdale Assembly of God Church.
Mr. Keller’s love of all sports led him to coach baseball to half of the kids in Crossett, where he was known as “Papaw” to many. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He adored his grandchildren, and loved spending time with them and enjoyed being involved in all of their activities.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Patricia Ann Norrell Keller in 2018; a son, Jeff Keller in 2003; and his parents, Henry and Levery Gregg Keller.
He is survived by a daughter, Wendy Keller Hall of Crossett; a son, Carl Keller, and wife, Melissa, of Hidden Valley Lake, California; six grandchildren, Ashley Maxwell, Josh Keller, Dusty Keller, Courtney Keller, Kersh Hall and Deuce Hall and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, May 21, at 2 p.m. at the Carlock Cemetery with Bro. David Williams officiating.
Honorary pallbearers are Jim Moffatt, Greg Watt, Greg Sivils, Tom Arrn and Jason Johnston.
Memorials may be made to the Crossett Masonic Lodge #576, PO Box 1048, Crossett, AR 71635.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Mr. Keller’s home and on Thursday, from 1:45 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the cemetery.