Benjamin Keech

Benjamin L. Keech, 36, of Roulette, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 in Port Allegany. He was born Nov. 9, 1973 in DuBois, the son of LaVerne and Judy Ann Keech, who survive. On April 12, 2008, in Port Allegany, he married Jami Lynn Nellis, who survives. He was a truck driver for Nellis Trucking and worked as a machine operator for GKN in Emporium. In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by a son, Braiden Josiah Scott Keech; three stepsons, Ryan Jacob Scott Pelchy, Alex Jacob Scott Pelchy and James Donald Scott Nellis; two stepdaughters, Kendra Lea-Lynn Pelchy and Trisha Ann Marie Pelchy; two brothers, Steven Keech of Kersey and Jamie Keech of Brockway; and one sister, Betsy Niel of Kentucky.A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Port Allegany United Methodist Church, Port Allegany, with the Rev. Randall Headley, pastor, officiating.