Cover photo for Brian Walter Ketring's Obituary
Brian Walter Ketring Profile Photo
1963 Brian 2022

Brian Walter Ketring

June 5, 1963 — January 27, 2022

Brian Walter Ketring, 58, of Fairborn, Ohio, formerly of New Madison, Ohio, passed away after a long battle with Muscular Dystrophy, on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at his home.

He was born on June 5th, 1963, in Greenville, Ohio, to Walter and Sheila (Butts) Ketring.

Brian was a 1981 graduate of Tri-Village High School and attended Ohio University. Music was one of his passions. Whether it was playing the guitar, piano, or trombone, or simply listening to his favorite bands, Boston and Pink Floyd, it was something he enjoyed daily. At one time, he and a few of his friends had a band and played together during the 1980's. Aside from being a very gifted musician, Brian was a highly devoted and loving father to his children, and a beloved son and brother.

Brian was preceded in death by his younger brother Devin K. Ketring.

In addition to his parents, Brian is survived by his daughter, Sarah Ketring; his sons; John Ketring, Jeffery Ketring, and Matt (Nikki) McVey; his brother, Matt (Bev) Ketring; his sister-in-law: Kirsten Ketring; and his aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to help his children. Contributions may be made at Support the Ketring Family or to MDA.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison with Rev. Eric Fee officiating.

Tribute Funeral Homes is serving Brian's family.

Online condolences may be shared with Brian's family by visiting

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Brian Walter Ketring, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, February 12, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 12

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree