James "Jim"'s Story

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James "Jim" David Keck, 54, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Health. Jim was born Sept. 20, 1963, in Kokomo to his parents, James Harold Keck and Mary Lois Meadors.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Lois (Steven) Meadors; sister, Lisa (Kyle) Rayl; half-brother, Jefferson (Wendy) Meadors, Twinsburg, Ohio; aunts, Jean (Robert) Waddell and Barbara Wingfield, both of Louisville; nieces, Katie (Stefan) Wilson, Broomfield, Colorado, and Kristin Rayl, Los Angeles, California; and cousin, Gregory (Becky) Stanfield, Louisville.
Jim attended Taylor High School and went on to serve our country proudly in the United States Army Reserve. He retired from Chrysler and was an active member of the U.A.W. 685. He was a member of Indian Heights Grace Brethren.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Harold Keck; grandparents, Hiram and Agnes Wingfield and Calloway and Avie Keck.
The family would like to express gratitude to Dr. Eric Heathers and his staff for their exceptional care through the years.
Memorial contributions in memory of Jim may be made to We Care
Services will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 14, with visitation from 10 a.m. at Ellers Mortuary, Main Street Chapel, with Pastor Steve Cole officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Albright Cemetery.
Share condolences at ellersmortuarymainstreet.com.
Published on October 11, 2017
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