The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

October 14, 2013

Curtis Keel

— Curtis Leon Keel, 82, of Greenville passed away Oct. 12, 2013.

He was born Dec. 13, 1930, in Ida, La., to Johnnie and Bessie Keel. He graduated from LSU in 1958 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.

Curtis proudly served our country in the United States Navy and was a member of the American Legion of Greenville.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Virginia S. Keel; son John Powell Keel and wife Lindy; a daughter, Susan Denise Keel Richardson and husband James; and brothers Ernest Doyle Keel, Kenneth Dale Keel and Larry Ray Keel.

Curtis was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Ralph James and Willis Guy “Red” Keel.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Shreveport, La.

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