Wednesday, June 16th, 2010
Keith Van Tilburg
The Rev. Keith Dean Van Tilburg, 65, Richmond, Ind., died June 12, 2010, at his home.
He was born July 28, 1944, in Celina, to Dale and Opal Van Tilburg. He married Carolyn Sue Stoner, who died in January 1984. He later married Rebecca Ann Fowler, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Alan Van Tilburg, Alliance, Neb., Cathy (Terry) Hillard, Richmond, Ind., and Rebecca (James) McClain, Richmond, Ind.; three stepsons, Brad (Stacy) Fowler and Lance (Lori) Fowler, all of Richmond, Ind., and Mark (Lisa) Fowler, Fresno, Calif.; three brothers, Ronnie, Larry and Bruce Van Tilburg; a sister, Janice; and 17 grandchildren.
He graduated from Celina High School. He went to Fort Wayne Bible College and served as a minister for the Christian, Missionary & Alliance denomination in Zion, Ill., and Richmond, Ind. He also worked as a minister in Decatur, Ind., and Findlay, Ill., before establishing the Word of Grace Southern Baptist Church in Richmond, Ind.
Funeral services were June 15, 2010. Arrangements were handled by Community Family Funeral Home in Richmond.
Condolences can be left at www.CommunityFamilyFH.com.
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