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June 14, 1945 - Aug. 3, 2017 WELLSBORO, PA Everett Merle Keenum, age 72, of Wellsboro, PA, passed away at his home Thursday, August 3, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Kay Ilse Keenum. Before his retirement, he was employed as District Manager of TETRA Technologies, Inc. in Mansfield, PA. Everett was loved and respected by many worldwide. One longtime employee summed it up best: "Everett is like a toasted marshmallow, crusty on the outside and gooey on the inside." He was a much-loved manager. Everett enjoyed playing golf, weekends at the casino with his wife and friends, fishing, dancing, and working. Everett served 13 years in the Army National Guard as a captain. Everett is survived by his wife, Kay Keenum; his son and daughter-in-law, James Lee and Jana Keenum, of Oklahoma City; his daughter, Keri Lavelle, of Camp Verde, AZ; two stepsons, Terry Byrd, of Hinton, OK; and Scott Heifer and Tammy, of Anchorage, AK; his adopted daughter, Ann Grenier, of Mansfield, PA; three grandchildren, EmiLee Knapp, Leryn Joy Lee, and Michael Montgomery; adopted grandchildren, Alexis Hart and Alexander Tremblay; and one great-grandchild, Holly Hughes. He was predeceased by three brothers and three sisters. Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, August 12, 2017, 4-7 p.m. at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main Street in Mansfield, PA. A Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral chapel, Rob Richie and Barb Eikholt officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home towards expenses as well as the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
Published in The Oklahoman on Aug. 9, 2017
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