May 18, 2016
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 5/23/2016 13:00:00
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 5/24/2016 11:00:00
Herman Keene, age 75, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. He was born on March 11, 1941 in Floyd Co., Kentucky to the late William and Hallie (Justice) Keene. Herman worked as a journeyman at R.R. Donnelley’s for 29 years and formerly at Pioneer. He adored his wife, Cecile “Lois” and his children and grandchildren were his life & his everything. Herman was a Cleveland sports fan, enjoyed fishing, and was a longtime member of the Eagles in Willard.
He is survived by 5 children, John Keene (Penny), Sheila Jump (Rick Hamons), Anita Russell (John), Ann Keene (Gregory Knoblett), Amy Keene (Annette Young); grandchildren, Amber (Brandon), James, Heather (Kyle), Kayla (Casie), Jacob (Heather), Haylee, and Taylor (Nathan), Ricky; 5 great grandchildren, with one due any day; and a sister, Shirley (Bob) Coldwell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cecile “Lois” Keene, whom passed on February 1, 2016; great grandchild, Isaiah; 9 siblings, Hirl, Orban, Lillie, Virl, Earl, William Jr. Keene, Lulu Tuttle, Rosie McGuire, and Jessie Holt.
Visitation will be held at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Monday, May 23, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. and 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. A funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home with Pastor Luigi Perez officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Home Away from Home at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry Street, Toledo, OH 43608-9988, in the Keene Family name. Online condolences may be shared to the family by visiting www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Our sympathy to Sheila, Kayla and Jacob and your family. Memories will help you through these difficult days ahead.
JH and Maggie
Words cannot express enough what a Special part this Family was to me & my daughters. Herman, I know you are complete once again. I will always see you & Lois sitting on the porch. Always! Your kind & loving care cannot put a price on the fortune I found to have had your family a part of mine. Though tears are flowing for all who loved you, how complete must they feel. Your chair might be empty but you left our hearts full. Say Hello & Hug Lois for me. My memories are beyond measure. Love Always.
The mystery of life, the certainty of death, the passion in the details of each day to day. Somehow through it all walking ahead knowing that the savior cried over the departed as well. All the best always.
Sheila and family so sorry for your loss, I loved your dad , and that smile of his always so stinking cute. You all are in my prayers!
Sheila, Kayla and Jacob, so sorry to hear of your loss. our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Herman was a great father in-law to me we had a lot of good times together. I just talked to him about a month ago and all he could say is he missed being in the truck all the road trips we have done together. Well I just want to say to the Keene familyto send my sympathy.Herman was always good to me.and you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.r.I.p.Herman you will be missed. Thank you god bless Jeff jump
Amy, I am so sorry to read about your dad! Not only did I work with you all those years ago, I used to work with your dad! Yep, I certainly got around, huh? You have my sincere sympathy, Amy! I sure miss seeing you.
My thoughts and prayers I am sending to all of u.I am very sorry for your loss.He is in a better place.
My prayers for Herman’s family. To lose another parent so soon has to be the hardest burden for you to go thru. Just know he is with Lois and they will always be watching over their family! God Be With You All now and forever. Thankful for all the wonderful memories of your parents and know this will keep them safely in your heart forever.