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Richard J. KEATON

October 30, 1946 — June 18, 2023

Galeton, PA


Richard J. “Dick” KEATON, 76, of Galeton, PA, died Sunday, June 18, 2023 in his home.  Through his final days, Dick was able to be at home surrounded by his family and loved ones sharing memories and rejoicing and honoring his life.  He was able to be with his dogs that he loved dearly.  He was known for the love, compassion, and companionship he had for his animals.  


Born October 30, 1946, in Atchison, KS, he was the son of Arthur Leroy and Mary Elizabeth Shaver Keaton.  On June 6, 1969, in Galeton, he married the former Janice I. Williams, who survives.  Dick was employed in construction and home improvement.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Galeton.  


Surviving besides his wife, Janice, are:  three children, Scott (Lisa Kennedy) Keaton, Thomas Lee Casher, and Sherry (Jerry Morral) Casher;  seven grandchildren, Derrick, Carson, Jonus, Jacinda, Dana, Morgan, and Macie;  several great-grandchildren;  two brothers, Carlyle (Pauline) Rucker and Arthur L. “Skeet” (Donna) Keaton, Jr.;  nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Richard J. “Dickie” Keaton, Jr., on July 10, 2015.  


Services will be announced by Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  


Memorials may be made to the Galeton Public Library, 5 Park Lane, Galeton, PA 16922.  


Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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