In Memory


Keller Davis

Keller F. Davis
9.24.47 – 2.17.14

Keller F. Davis – age 66, a life-long resident of the South Valley and Bernalillo, NM died unexpectedly Monday, February 17, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Anna Fay Davis; sister-in-law, Lee Anne “Punky” Davis; brothers-in-law, Jim Bob Best and Tom C. Best and wife, Kim; nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred W. Davis Sr. and Pauline (Ford) Davis; brothers, John Dawson Davis and Fred W. Davis; and uncle, Russell Ford. Keller was born in 1947 in Albuquerque and graduated from Valley High, Class of 1965. As a youth, Keller was very active in 4-H. He attended New Mexico State University until his father died, at which time he came home to help his mother farm. Keller farmed for 26 years on the Sandia Reservation raising alfalfa, wheat and corn.  He served on the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau as a Director, the Bernalillo County Farm Bureau and the New Mexico Cattle Growers Board.  Keller was a member of Temple Lodge No 6 AF & AM and Ballut Abyad Shrine. After farming, Keller went to work for Farm Credit and in 2005 he started transporting horses for breeding, sales, and horse racing. He loved agriculture in all forms and the people associated with it. Keller was a very giving person who always had time for others. He was a loving husband, brother-in-law and uncle and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.  Cremation has taken place and a Service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held Monday, February 24, 2014, 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust St NE, with a reception to follow. Should friends desire; memorial contributions may be made in Keller’s name to the New Mexico 4-H Foundation, 13008 Gray Hills, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111 or to the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau Collegiate Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 20004, Las Cruces, NM  88004-9004. Please visit our online guestbook for Keller at  French – Wyoming, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE
(505) 823-9400.

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