B. J. Keller, 64, a resident of Albuquerque since the late 1950's, passed away Friday, July 3, 2009.  He is survived by his wife Rita Keller; sons Chris Keller of Yuma, AZ and Ryan Keller of Albuquerque; grandson Andrew Keller of Albuquerque; brother Michael Keller and wife Marilyn of Plano, TX; sister Shelia Mc Gee and husband Michael of Houston, TX; and many nieces and nephews and cousins.  Mr. Keller served in the US Navy during Vietnam aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Bonhomme Richard.  B. J. owned Mountain View Meat Company and found his niche working for Zanio's Foods.  He was very active in youth sports activities.  Mr. Keller was involved in horse racing.  He loved Hawaii.  Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held Thursday, July 9, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, Lomas Chapel.  Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 2141 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 7000, El Secundo, CA 90245.  Please visit our online guest book for Mr. Keller at www.RememberTheirStory.com.  French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday July 7, 2009