Andrew Todd Keeling, 39, handed away peacefully in his sleep at his house in Fayetteville, Ark., on December 15, 2020, as a consequence of undiagnosed congestive coronary heart failure. This loss was a shock to all that knew him. Andy was born November 25, 1981, in Joplin, Missouri, to Invoice and Marty (McCoy) Keeling whereas the household was within the technique of shifting to Rogers, Arkansas, the place Andy grew up.
He attended Rogers Public Faculties from elementary by way of highschool, graduating in 2000. He participated in youth baseball, basketball, and soccer leagues. He performed percussion within the college band. He accomplished an Affiliate of Arts diploma. He had labored arduous to pursue a Bachelor of Arts diploma in Anthropology and Laptop Science from the College of Arkansas whereas working full time. He was in need of reaching this purpose by two programs. Andy preferred the self-discipline of martial arts. He constructed a group of pals by way of the examine of Mong Su Dom Ti. His arduous work earned him a black belt. Andy was a long-time member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Rogers the place he attended together with his household since infancy. He made a private determination to observe Jesus and was baptized there in 1988. He participated in lots of actions of the church as a toddler and younger man. He later volunteered in lots of those self same ministries and wherever else that assist was wanted. Andy beloved out of doors actions together with tenting, sitting by the hearth pit, mountaineering, and searching. He ran a number of 5 Ok’s, a half marathon, and a Spartan Race during the last 5 years. He was an avid reader and historical past buff and would passionately debate present occasions. He was a author of quick tales and poetry which he would share together with his shut pals.
It was straightforward to stroll away with a smile from time spent with Andy. He was enjoyable, fast with one-liners, an ideal storyteller, and loved each alternative to assemble with household and pals. He was employed with Rocket Software program as an IT Assist staff member. It was a job he really loved. His staff has been very complimentary of his work ethic and his easy-going likeable persona. They’ve expressed deep remorse at his loss.
Andy was preceded in demise by all of his grandparents in addition to one stillborn sister, Shelby Renee. He’s survived by his mother and father Invoice and Marty of Rogers Arkansas; one brother, Brian Keeling and spouse Heather of Pea Ridge, Arkansas; one niece he doted on, Finley Renee Keeling; and quite a few beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins. His household is grateful of the hope they’ve in Jesus Christ that sooner or later they may see him once more in Heaven.
Cremation is below the route of Epting Funeral House of Bentonville, Arkansas. The household has plans to scatter his ashes on the much-loved deer camp together with his pals. A memorial service is deliberate for January 9, at 1 p.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church, 2555 S. 26th Road, Rogers, Arkansas. It is going to be an off-the-cuff, relaxed time to honor Andy’s reminiscence and the enjoyment he dropped at so many. All family and friends capable of attend are welcome. The household might be out there to obtain pals instantly following the service.
Printed December 31, 2020
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