Robert K. Keiper

YOUNGSTOWN – Kenneth Keiper, 60, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his residence following a long illness.

He was born Jan. 5, 1954, in Youngstown the son of the late Kenneth and Elda Learn Keiper.

He was a self-employed mechanic.

Survivors include his daughter, Shannon M. Pope of Brookfield; two sisters, Patricia A. Dennison of Berlin Center and Terry R. Omerzo of Niles; a brother James W. Keiper of Mount Gilead; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, and a longtime companion, Carol Lee Johnson.

There will be a memorial service at 3 p.m. Friday at Niles Christian Assembly, where friends may call from 2:30 p.m. until the time of service. Arrangements were handled by Thompson-Filicky Funeral Home, Boardman.