US Army

Keith E. Riefstahl

November 17, 1958 ~ April 25, 2020 (age 61)



Keith E. Riefstahl, age 61, of Quincy, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior at 4:00 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.

He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio November 17, 1958.

On November 25, 1989 he married Debra Williams and she survives in Quincy. He is also survived by his daughters, Tiffany (Jarrod) Fultz and Shelby (David) Hess; his mother, Janice (Fout) Riefstahl; a sister, Polly (Tom) Schmerge; a brother, Tony Riefstahl; his father-in-law, Don Williams and brother-in-law, Donnie Williams. 

His twin sons, Aaron and Ryan Riefstahl and his mother-in-law, Carol A. Williams preceded Keith in death.

Keith was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Gretna Brethren Church.  He loved spending time with his family and friends, his dog Charlie and had to make sure to he got the last word in. Keith enjoyed telling jokes, mowing the yard, watching classic shows and movies and playing games on his Kindle. All who loved and knew Keith will miss him.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff, Ohio. 

Pastor Rob Starnes will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2020 at the Gretna Brethren Church in Bellefontaine. It was Keith’s wish to be cremated following his services.

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the family asks that you be symptom free and keep social distancing if attending Keith’s services.

Keith was the recipient of three organ transplants and was diagnosed in December with Lymphoma.  His wish was for memorial contributions be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society  2225 Citygate Drive  Suite A  Columbus, Ohio 43212 or Lifeline of Ohio. 770 Kinnear Rd  Suite 200  Columbus, Ohio 43212

The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff.



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April 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of DeGraff
210 W. Hayes St.
DeGraff, OH 43318

Funeral Service
May 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Gretna Brethren Church
1564 Twp. Rd. 46
Bellefontaine, OH 43311


Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
2225 Citygate Dr. Suite A, Columbus OH 43212

Lifeline of Ohio Attn: Contributions
770 Kinnear Rd., Columbus OH 43212

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