Dale “Buck” Eugene Keesy

May 3, 1944 - January 29, 2019

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Secor Funeral Home
35 Railroad Street
Plymouth , Ohio 44865

Saturday, February 2, 2019
1:00 p.m.
Secor Funeral Home
35 Railroad Street
Plymouth , Ohio 44865

Dale "Buck" Eugene Keesy, age 74, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at his lifelong home in Shiloh after a long illness on January 29, 2019.

He was a member of the Shiloh American Legion and served in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. He was a policeman for the Village of Shiloh from 1975 until 1977 during which time he was also a member of the Shiloh Fire Department for 20 years. He also worked at and retired from RR Donnelley.

Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, plowing snow with his wheel horse tractor, and watching sports, especially the Cleveland Indians.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Mary "Rita" Hicks Keesy; parents, Dwight and Gladys Keesy; and a sister, Mary Keesy.

He is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Jess) Carey of Shelby; son, Roger Keesy of Attica; five grandchildren, Chad, Michael and Shannon Hall, and Kyle and Kasey Keesy; eight great grandchildren; and sister, Carol Keesy McMillion of Willard.

Family and friends may gather on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial contributions can be made to OhioHealth Hospice as they were a blessing to Dale's family.


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D . STATON - Jul 24, 2019
Cindy , Belated condolences on your father.. Blessings to you and yours is my prayer.
John and Beckie Oney, Samantha Hart and Brandon Neal (Buck's neighbors) - Feb 2, 2019
This was a great man and I know he will be missed so very much. You have our deepest sympathy.
Gerri Vesterman - Feb 1, 2019
So sorry to hear this I knew Buck from work. He was a good man. Prayers to his kids and grand kids.
Paula - Feb 1, 2019
Roger, so sorry to hear about your dad...much sympathy
Lori Crichton - Feb 1, 2019
It was an honor to know you Dale. Your time on Earth is done, and your Eternal Life has begun! Enjoy all the Heavens offer.....I hope Jesus has his arms around you. You are home with your family and friends.......till we meet again sir! Thank you for all you have done for the Community, your family and friends. God Bless.
John shepherd - Feb 1, 2019
Gladys Hicks - Jan 31, 2019
My condolences to the family of Buck . He is at peace now and out of pain.He will be missed forever by his children and gr. children .. He was my brother in law . .My prayers are with Roger and Cindy.. RIP Buck... your sis in law and family Gladys Hicks
Kelli Swartz - Jan 31, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Patti Hughes Huston Kaler - Jan 30, 2019
RIP Buck. I will always cherish the days of our youth together. I loved your entire family. Your dedication to the small town of Shiloh is admired by many.
Mike and Sandy Bauer - Jan 30, 2019
Rest In Peace Buck, I’ll always remember you by the way you waved as you drove bye!