July 23, 2018

David P. Keisling


David P. Keisling, 59, of Rehoboth, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He was the loving husband to Kimberly M. (Gifford) Keisling, whom he happily married in 1982.

Born Nov. 20, 1957, in Attleboro, he was the son of the late Rayfield M. and Myra E. (Beauchene) Keisling.

David grew up in Norton and attended Norton Public Schools. He bravely enlisted in United States Army, during which he was a diesel mechanic and marksman; he served from 1976-1980. David attended Fisher College, from which he graduated from with his Associates degree in 2005. Up until January of 2017, David was employed as a truck driver for PriceRite Heating Oil in Seekonk.

A resident of Rehoboth for the past 30 years, David was a dedicated member of the Rehoboth Congregational Church.

In his spare time, David enjoyed working on his old cars, many of which he would take for Sunday drives. He also liked taking vacations and going on cruises with his wife. Most of all, he relished spending time and creating memories with his family.

In addition to his wife, David is survived by his treasured children, Jason P. Keisling of Wrentham and Elizabeth M. Keisling of Rehoboth; his grandchildren, Madelynn and Max Graham, Tyler Keisling, and Tyler and Kayleigh Metivier; his siblings, Geraldine Moore of Attleboro, Laura Perky of Johnson City, Tenn., Kathryn Nikirk of Halton City, Texas, Rayfield M. Keisling Jr. of Attleboro, Mary E. Woll of Lincoln, R.I., and Christine Keisling of Attleboro Falls; also many nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his father and mother, David is predeceased by his sister, Susan Keisling, and his nephew, Rayfield M. Keisling III.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 4-7 p.m. in the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck St. Attleboro.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Rehoboth.

In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s name may be made the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, C/O Office of Development, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

For directions or to send David’s family a condolence or remembrance, visit duffy-poule.com


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