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Obituary for Larry Keele

Ponca City Now - May 17, 2017 11:16 am

Larry Thomas Keele

(May 23, 1944 – May 17, 2017)

Larry Thomas Keele of Blackwell, Oklahoma, died early Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017, at his home at the age of 72 years.

Larry Thomas Keele was born on May 23, 1944, in Monterey Park, California, to Dallas Marion and Gloria Eunice (Chidester) Keele. He grew up in California and attended Mark Keppel High School in San Gabriel. Following his education he began working for Angeles Mobile Home Factory in El Monte, California. He later worked for the Sahara Biltmore in Chino, California, before becoming a carpenter. He married Dixie Lee Bruner on May 23, 1974, in St. Joseph, Missouri, and they settled in Riverton, Wyoming, where he began working for Allied Chemical Company. In March of 2000 they moved to Blackwell to make their home. He enjoyed playing bingo and watching television.

He is survived by his wife, Dixie Keele of Blackwell; his mother, Gloria Keele of Riverton, Wyoming; a daughter, Debra Keele of California; a son, Lawrence Keele of California; three sisters, Bonnie Isenhart of Riverton, Wyoming, Mary Ann Hill of Riverton, Wyoming, and Susan Bruner of Casper, Wyoming; and three brothers, Ellis Keele of Florida, Ray Keele of Casper, Wyoming, and John Keele of Riverton, Wyoming.

He was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Dan and Teddy Keele; and three grandchildren.

No services are planned at this time.