Keith Alan Kessler

Mar 26, 1934 - Jan 24, 2021

Keith Alan Kessler

March 26, 1934 - January 24, 2021


Keith Alan Kessler, age 86, of Quincy, died on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 12:30 am in Sunset Home.

He was born March 26, 1934 in Hammond, Indiana the son of Chester and Gladys N. McCully Kessler.

Keith was a 1952 graduate of Shelbyville High School. He received his Bachelor in Arts from Kirksville Teachers' College in 1956, and attained an MBA from Kansas University. Keith worked as an educator for the Quincy public schools for 29 years. He volunteered and delivered Meals on Wheels for several years and he also volunteered at the Quincy Museum. Keith was very caring toward animals and loved his dogs.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private graveside services will be held at Shelby Memorial Cemetery in Shelbyville, Missouri with the Rev. Henry Pratt officiating.

Memorials are suggested to the Kessler Scholarship at North Shelbyville High School or Quincy Museum. Memorial donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


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