Gordon Lynn Keifer thumbnail

Gordon Lynn Keifer

May 2, 1933 - February 10, 2018

Mr. Keifer was born in Warren, PA to Gerald and Dorothy Keifer. He grew up in Jamestown, NY. He graduated from Clarkson College with a BS in Civil Engineering.

He is predeceased by his wife Delores and survived by three children: Pam Windley (David), Amy Streich (Jon), and Sally Murray (Rodney) and grandchildren Leah Windley, Matthew Streich, Allyson Murray, and Jennifer Murray.

He was a veteran of the US Army. He moved to Wilmington where he had a career in prestressed concrete.

Mr. Keifer enjoyed travelling both in the United State and Europe. He was passionate about music. He sang in church choirs for over fifty years. He was a member of a band, playing recorder and dulcimers which he made himself, performing at schools, craft fairs, retirement homes, and local events.

Mr. Keifer was an active volunteer, serving in his church and his community. He was especially committed to Kairos Prison Ministry and ministries that serve the hungry.

A service celebrating his life will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Wilmingon, NC on Friday February 23 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to Kairos Prison Ministries c/o Don Neff  1054 Birchwood Lane – Jacksonville, NC  28546 or the Music Ministry at St. Paul’s Epsicopal Church – 16 North Sixteenth Street – Wilmington, NC  28401.

Please share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the ” Post a Condolence ” tab below.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099





Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Gordon by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“Michael Gubista and Jane Crowder did an excellent job taking care of my family and my precious husband. They were very compassionate and understanding. They treated my children and myself as if we were family. I could not have asked for better service.” – Pepper R.


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.