Born June 8, 1938 in Dunbar, Pa., he was the son of David and Mildred (Moore) Keffer. He had been a lifetime Garrettsville resident.
Mr. Keffer worked for 26 years as a tool room manager at Furon Corp. of Mantua (formerly the Eaton Corporation and before that, Samuel Moore & Company of Mantua). He retired in 1996.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy (Booher), whom he married Dec. 11, 1965; son, Robert Jr. of Southington; daughter, Melodie Roth of Garrettsville; and six grandchildren. His parents died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home in Garrettsville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Mitchell Ladich officiating. Burial will be in Park Cemetery in Garrettsville.