Victoria Esther McKeller was born December 3, 1948 to the union of Selma and Goldie McKeller. She was preceded in death by her Mother and Father, as well as, brothers Edward, Thomas, and Wayne McKeller, along with grandson Victor Moore and longtime companion Myra Patterson.
The third child of five, Victoria was raise as a Christian in Bethel AMEC where she served on the junior usher board, sang in the youth choir, was President of the YPD, as well as, First Vice President of the South Ohio Conference Young Peoples Department. She attended many church conferences, including, but not limited to two Quadrennials. She considered it an honor to serve on the Senior Usher and Trustee Boards until her failing health prohibited her from doing so.
Victoria graduated from Middletown High School in 1967 and work various job positions within department stores, healthcare facilities and security. She eventually moved to Brooklyn New York where she worked for the Urban League and the Western Electric Company respectively. After returning to Middletown Ohio, she attended Wilberforce University along with her sister Wanda and brother Wayne and together they worked in the Student Union Department. While there, Victoria and Wayne laid bragging rights claim to being the defacto King and Queen of Bid Whist.
Victoria was the Past President of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Hunter-Clark Post in Middletown Ohio. When she moved from Middletown to Toledo, she adopted a second family named the Patterson's whom she loved and cherished dearly. Along with raising her Daughter, Peaches, and her Grandson, Derrick, she played an integral role as surrogate Grandmother figure to several of her Nieces, Nephews, Grand and God Children.
Victoria McKeller truly loved God, her family, and friends with an unquestionable devotion. They were all so very precious to her.
Victoria leaves to cherish her memories: Daughter Marlo (Peaches) Moore, Grandson Derrick Moore Jr., Sister Wanda Glover (Jerry), and a loving host of special Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, God Children, and wonderful friends and classmates.