Passing of VP-4 Vet LT Richard F. Keller VP-4 1982 – 1985

LT Richard F. Keller VP-4 1982 – 1985

Rick Keller served as 3P on Crew 3 in 1983/84. In 1985 he worked in AW Training and flew on Crew 3.

Richard F. Keller, age 55, of New Paltz, NY, died Saturday, August 10, 2013.

Richard was born on May 15, 1958, in Queens, NY. Richard was the son of the late Richard J. and the late Mary (McElroy) Keller.

At the time of his death, Richard was employed as an airline pilot for American Airlines.

“Our father was a wonderful man who loved each of us immensely and unconditionally. He was an amazing Dad and friend who left us too soon. We will miss him tremendously.”

Surviving are a daughter & son-in-law, Kristen & Ryan Auchmoody of Ulster Park, NY and two sons, Eric Keller of Fort Walton Beach, FL, and Adam Keller of Pleasant Valley, NY.

Friends and relatives may call on Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 4pm to 7pm at Copeland Funeral Home, Inc., 162 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY. The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013, at 10:00 am, at the gravesite, at the New Paltz Rural Cemetery, 81 Plains Road, New Paltz, NY 12561.


Larry Hames
AVCM USN (Ret)
VP-4 1975 – 1978
VP-4 Veterans Assn Database Manager