Phillip Keller II, 36 of Connersville passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. He was born on January 21, 1985 in Richmond to Phillip Keller and Diana Roberts.
Phillip was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Connersville.
Phillip was a freelance Journeyman electrician. He was a member of the Eagles.
Phillip was the head football coach at Connersville Middle School. He was a highly active coach for many other sports throughout the community; such as spartan baseball, the Mid West Astros, Indy Dragons and Indiana Crush. Many children throughout the community including his very own adored Phillip and it can be heard that he was one of the greatest coaches they have had. He was dedicated in helping these children become some of the best people they could be.
When Phillip was not on the field coaching, you could find him hunting and traveling. He was a proud Republican. His family always came first, he cherished the quality time spent with his family. He was well loved by many. Phillip was a momma’s boy; he knew just how to make her smile. He could make anyone smile and enjoyed being goofy. He was truly one of a kind.
Phillip will be greatly missed by his mother, Diana; wife, Melanie Sullenberger Keller; children, Isaac Keller, Brayden Keller and Olivia Keller; brothers, Joshua Roberts and Darrell “Chopper” (Leah) Johnson; sisters, Constance (John) Hancock and Heidi (JJ) Eldridge; nieces and nephews, Maggie, Dravyn, Hunter and Payton; an aunt, Debbie Warren and cousins Kassondra Warren, Adrienne “Nicole” Freeman and Sarah Schindley; his paternal grandmother, Nan Keller; and several, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Raymond D. Keller Sr., and maternal grandmother, Mary A. Johnson.
A memorial service for Phillip will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm with Pastor John Reynolds at Calvary Baptist Church, 309 W. 24th St. Connersville. Friends and family may visit the church from 11:00 am until the start of the memorial service.
Urban Winkler Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.