Wallace Keener

Obituary of Wallace Keener

Wallace S. Keener, 89, of Hopewell went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents the late William Thomas and Frances Robinson Keener; sister, Beverly Doeg and six month old infant sister, Betty. Wallace is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Jewel McLean Keener; his children, Alan Keener, Michael Keener and wife, Carol, Julie Boswell and husband, James and Amy Keener; five grandchildren, Chris Keener, Ryan Keener, Kyle Keener, Brittany Myrick, Kristen Myrick; four great grandchildren, Lauren, Catherine, Jackson, Austin; brothers and sisters, William T. "Buddy" Keener and partner, Hilda Thore, Kenneth Keener, John Keener and wife, Sam, Carol Birkett and Elsie Kanak and husband, Pete. Wally was a WWII Navy Veteran who enjoyed golf and fishing. He also retired from Allied Signal after 30 years of service. The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Ave in the historic city of Hopewell with the Rev. Donald McLean officiating. His memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be private. Online condolences may be registered on www.memorialfh.com.
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