Joseph Keesling, 88, of Pendleton, passed away Oct. 18, 2015. He was born July 28, 1927, in Markleville, and resided most of his life in Pendleton.
Joseph served his country in the United States Army.
Joseph is survived by his children, Jim (Sandy) Keesling, of Pendleton; daughter, Rita Weir, of Pendleton; sister, Nora Harris of Anderson; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Ann Keesling; parents, Herman Russell Keesling and Ruth Williams Keesling-Dane; two sisters, Helen Craig and Mable Reedy and a brother, Fredrick Keesling.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 West 53rd St. Anderson, IN. Services will be he;d at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at the funeral home, with Pastor Dennis Clark officiating. Burial will take place in the Mechanicsburg Cemetery, Mechanchisburg, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Anderson Regional Health, Cancer Center.