David Keating 1964-2017

David Brice Keating, 53, Soldier, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at his home from kidney complications.

He was born March 16, 1964 in Liberal, the son of Robert Dale and Sharen Jane Riney Keating. He graduated from Liberal High School in 1982 and attended vocational school, studying diesel mechanics, welding and heating and air conditioning.

Mr. Keating and his wife owned and operated Keating Farms for more than 25 years, raising cattle and working crops.

He married Paula Gene Wells on Aug. 20, 1994, in Liberal. She survives.

Other survivors include his parents, Robert and Sharen Keating, Liberal; two sons, Dakota Keating and wife Michaelis and Matthew Keating, both of Soldier; a sister, Catherine Schlegel, Kansas City; and his in-laws, Paul and Nina Wells, Soldier. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Dale Keating.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Soldier Christian Church. Family will greet friends from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today (Monday) at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

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