Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Robert Dale Keysor

Robert Dale Keysor, age 83, of Shelby, died unexpectedly, Sunday, December 25, 2011 at his home.

He was born March 12, 1928 in Greenwich, the son of the late Cloyd A. and Choycie M. (Gates) Keysor. Mr. Keysor was an Army veteran serving at the end of World War II and then in Korea building bridges with the 74th Engineering Company. After the war, he worked at Wilkins Air Force Depot in Shelby, later being transferred to Mobile, Alabama, then to Pennsylvania and back to Shelby – retiring from the General Services Administration. Following his retirement, Dale worked part time at Stevenson’s Drug Store. He enjoyed debating politics with his family and friends. Dale’s passion was playing golf and he was a member of the Woody Ridge Senior Golf League.

He is survived by his wife: Evelyn (Swank) Keysor, whom he wed on September 13, 1952; a brother: Kyle (Dolly) Keysor of Florida; a sister: Romana (Gordon) Figley of Willard; a brother-in-law: Raymond Swank of Shelby; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Elmo, Cloyd Jr., Franklin, Norvin, Clyde, and Dean Keysor and by sisters: Jesslyn Sprague, Beth Dimick, Grace Keysor, and Juanita Stewart.

At his request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will take place at Bellville Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, Ohio 44805. Turner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memories & Condolence

  1. Guest says:

    Family: Bob Dale Keysor
    Name: Ed and Marilyn Moore

    Date: 11-12-27


    Bob Dale was a true gentlemen in every sense of the word. As a delivery man at Stevenson’s Drug Store, he always went above and beyond delivering duties. Customers loved him for his kindness. We were all one big family. My kids upon learning of Bob Dale’s passing mentioned what a nice person he was; he was a wonderful role model. Lots of wonderful memories of this man. Rest in Peace my friend.

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