AMerican Veteran 11

Fred W. Keeney (Col. Retired)

July 17, 1931 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 90)


Funeral service for Fred W. Keeney (Col. Retired) , 90, will be Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church  with Rev. Jerome Chavarria  officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.  No visitation is scheduled. 

Mr. Keeney died on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at NHC Healthcare.  He was born July 17, 1931, in Butler County, to Joe Keeney, Sr. and Mary Shovlin Keeney. 

He earned a Bachelor of Science for Textile Engineering from Auburn University.

After serving six years in the army he received a direct commission in the Alabama National Guard.  Ascending to the rank of Colonel in the Army Reserves, after over 30 years of service to our nation he retired as the ‘Executive Officer, Combat Exercise Division, 87th USA Maneuver Area Command, Birmingham, Alabama.

He retired as a Managing Supervisor from Monsanto Textiles Company, then retired as a Planner for the Emergency Management Agency, State of Alabama.

He was preceded in death by his wife: June Luckie Keeney, his parents and nine brothers and sisters. 

Survivors include   
Daughter - 
Tracey Babicz (Marc), Harvest, AL
Sons - 
Walter Michael Keeney (Marsha), Decatur, AL
Daniel Shawn Keeney (Clarissa)

Daughter - 
Shannon Hammon (Rick) 

Brother - 
Frank Keeney (Lucy)

Five Grandchildren and 
Six Great Grandchildren

Pallbearers will be Family & Friends.      

Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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Funeral Service
January 18, 2022

10:30 AM
Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church
3910 Spring Ave SW, Decatur, AL 35603
Decatur, AL 35603

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