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James Keefer

September 19, 1944 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 75)


James A. Keefer, 75, of Ashland, died Wednesday, March 18 2020 at his home.

Jim was born September 19, 1944 in Ashland to Harold and Virginia (Smith) Burns.

Jim graduated from Ashland High School. He served in the US Navy from 1965 to 1968.  Jim retired from F.E. Meyers in Ashland after 40 years of service. He was a lifelong fan of NASCAR and loved to build and collect model cars.

Jim will be deeply missed by his daughter Theresa (Jeff) Thompson of Willoughby along with numerous relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and step-father Robert R. Burns.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Burial will be at Ashland County Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.   Online tributes may be made at  Memorial contributions may be made to  Ashland County Humane Society, PO Box 114, Ashland, OH 44805.

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