Larry Raymond Keeney went home to be with our Lord on August 17, 2021.
He was born December 4, 1949, in Coleman, Texas to Raymond and Barbria Smith Keeney. Larry graduated from Coleman High School in 1968. Following graduation, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and proudly served his country for 8 years, which included one tour in Vietnam aboard the USS Coral Sea. After being honorably discharged from the Marines Larry moved his family back to Texas, settling in Taft in 1980. Larry spent the next 41 years raising his family and raising them right. He was a 35-year cotton gin manager who loved his work and was highly respected throughout the industry and his community. Larry was a devoted husband; proud Dad; and loving Papa.
He is survived by his one true love Sheila; his four "boys", Chris and wife Lori of Taft, Brian and wife Marcie of San Antonio, Jason of Taft, and Joshua and wife Leanne of Beeville; three granddaughters, Kaitlin, Mackenzie, and Lily; and three grandsons, Raymond, Conner, and Joshua. He is also survived by five sisters and one brother.
The family will host a visitation from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 20, 2021, at Stevens Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to a funeral ceremony at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman. Interment will follow in the Coleman City Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman
A Celebration of Life for Larry will be held at the First Baptist Church of Taft on August 28, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.
Remembrances and condolences can be expressed to the family at www.stevensfuneralhome.com. Stevens Funeral Home is honored to serve the Keeney family.