Keith Brian Householder, 62, died peacefully in his sleep, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at his home.
Born November 11, 1957 in Cumberland, he was the loving son of the late Ronald Eugene and Jo Ann Reed Householder. He was the cherished husband of Nancy Lee Householder, his wife of 41 years.
Keith was a graduate of Gaithersburg High School, class of 1975. After high school he enlisted in the United States Army, serving 4 years in the 82nd Airborne Division, 508th infantry. He then took a training class for veterans where he learned the telephone business.
Keith was a dedicated telephone technician for 38 years, working on business telephones for various companies.
He was a member of the 82nd Airborne Division Association and spent years being active in supporting and honoring veterans. He loved spending time with his family and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.
Surviving in addition to his loving and devoted wife are children and their spouses Debbie and Doug Berry, Melissa Householder and Chad Troia, Kathy Householder and Gary Sprinkel; grandchildren Reagann and Cale Troia, Tucker Householder, and Christina Sprinkel; siblings Randy and Donna Householder, Darrell and Alicia Householder, Brett Householder and Craig Bryson; brother-in-law John Hodgson and his wife Mary; sister-in-law Martha Brunzos; parents-in-law Charles and Jane Hodgson; one nephew and three nieces.
The family will welcome friends on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm with a funeral service beginning at 3 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.
Interment will be private. Social distancing measures, face covering, and a 75% capacity level will be in place at the funeral home. (Due to the worldwide
corona virus; AKA: COVID-19)
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.
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Keith enlisted in the Army during the summer of 1975.
Her volunteered for
parachutist duty and served with A Co 2/508 from 1975-1979.
Following his death, his
remains were cremated and the disposition of his ashes is unknown.