Keith Stamer, age 66 of Copperas Cove, passed away on the evening of March 12, 2023, with his wife Jan by his side.
Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, March 31, 2023, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Viss Family Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.
Keith was born on September 13, 1956, in Litchfield, Illinois to Jack Stamer and Doris Voyles Stamer. He grew up and attended school in Litchfield. Keith entered active duty in the United States Army in January of 1986. He served in Desert Storm and was Honorably discharged in November of 1998. He was very proud of his service and loved his country.
Keith was a truck driver for 40+ years and drove team with his brother Dale Stamer for 18 of those years. Keith enjoyed building models. He loved his golden retrievers, and he had recently acquired a dachshund, Cody whom he adored. Keith was a wonderful husband to Jan, a kind son, father, and friend. He also leaves behind his best friend Gerald Hendricks.
Keith is survived by his wife of 8 years, Jan Stamer; children, Jeremy Stamer; stepchildren, Wendy Jones, Wendy Maitre, and Anthony J. Beyer; mother, Doris Stamer; estranged father, Jack Stamer; brothers, Dale Stamer and wife, Tena, and Scott Stamer and wife, Valinda; his grandchildren, Anna and Austin Morris; and of course, his loyal dogs, Sandi and Cody.
Many thanks to New Century Hospice for their compassion and care toward Keith.