Dr. Alfred William Keller Jr., 62, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, March 5, 2013. He was born Feb. 21, 1951, in Little Rock, to Alfred William Keller Sr. and Mary Virginia Keller. He was a lifelong resident of North Little Rock, except for two years spent in Jonesboro, where his dad transferred for work. Al attended Lakewood Elementary, North Little Rock High, and graduated from Jonesboro High. He attended Vanderbilt University and was a graduate of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology.
In July 1980, he began a long and successful practice at the North Little Rock Women’s Clinic with Dr. Dale Fuller where they worked together until February 2013. Over those many years, other partners joined the clinic but Al and Dale were always the backbone of the practice. During Al’s career he delivered well over 7,000 babies and he loved every one of them. Of those 7,000, he particularly loved his two sons, Dr. Alfred William Keller, III and Benjamin Paul Keller.
Survivors include his wife Sara; sons, Will and Ben; daughter-in-law, Drew; sister, Sall; nieces, Amy and Claire, and numerous friends and extended family.
The Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, March 11 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park.
The family requests donations be made in Al’s name to either UAMS Family Home, 4300 W. Markham St., Little Rock, Arkansas 72005, or to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Music Ministry, 7000 J.F.K. Blvd., North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116.
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