Herb Keilman

Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 8, 1935

Departed on January 31, 2017 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Age 81, of Nashville, passed away January 31, 2017.

Herb was a kind and big hearted husband, father, grandfather & great-grandfather. He taught his family what it meant to put others before themselves by sincerely giving his time, knowledge and resources to help others. He was a great example of being a man of God. Herb served as an officer in the army for 2 years, of which he spent a year serving in Korea. After being honorably discharged, he dedicated 38 years to RCA before Retiring.
Preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth McKernan Keilman & Herbert Jacob Keilman. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Joan Keilman; children, Debby Keilman & Mary Perry (Robert); grandchildren, Shawn Johnson (Sandy) & Derrick Johnson (Rebecca); great-grandchildren, Alexz Johnson, Link Johnson, Ethan Johnson & William Johnson.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Disabled Veterans of America.

A Life Celebration will be held 11:30am, Monday, February 6th at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. The Reverend Joseph Patrick Breen will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2:00pm -5:00pm, Sunday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN, 37221 harpethhills.com, 615-646-9292

7 Comments to Herb Keilman

  1. Saronda White
    February 3, 2017 9:45 am

    Debby & Family,

    Sending my condolences in the loss of your father. May your fond memories sustain you and bring you peace at this difficult time.

  2. Theresa Coleman
    February 3, 2017 9:53 am

    Debby & Family,
    May God continue to strengthen & comfort you as you travel this journey. Hang onto your memories & good times with your Dad! I know exactly what you are feeling because I lost my Dad 2 years ago & I still miss him. But I’m comforted by knowing he’s in a happy place. I will be praying for you & your family in the days to come.

  3. Kelly Dunkle
    February 4, 2017 2:14 pm

    We just wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you all with love and sending you healing prayers.
    With deepest sympathy,
    John, Kelly, Afton, Kylee and Neil

  4. Anil Patel
    February 5, 2017 10:53 am

    Our sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Having passed through this experience cherish your memories and experiences.
    Anil, Divya, Dilan and Neelam

  5. Rob & Daryl
    February 5, 2017 1:08 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very moment. Daryl and I really appreciated the video and the many memories of good times. May the peace of God fill your days and bring you comfort as you walk through this period of grief and transition. Love to all!

  6. Magan and Tara Bhika
    February 5, 2017 2:37 pm

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  7. Brenda & John Meier
    February 8, 2017 1:40 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Wishing you warm and fond memories, and the comfort of family and friends through the days ahead.

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