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George L. 'Dean' Keele

George L. "Dean" Keele

Feb 22, 1939 - Jun 27, 2010
Dean Keele died at his home in Riverton Sunday evening, June 27, 2010, at the age of 71.

According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and private family services will be held.

George LueDean Keele was born in Redmond, Utah, on Feb. 22, 1939, the son of Thomas Henry Keele and Edna Jane (Ward) Keele. He grew up in South San Gabriel, Calif.

He married Patricia Louise Torris in Las Vegas, Nev., on Feb. 16, 1957. The couple lived in various Western states before moving to Riverton in 1963.

Mr. Keele was an over-the-road truck driver until he became disabled in 1963.

His family said that in addition to loving his family, Mr. Keele enjoyed fishing, buying, selling, and trading cars, trucks, and semi's, and going to the casino.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Keele of Riverton; daughters, Peggy Louise Keele of Colorado, and Patsy Dawn (Keith) Burbeck of Riverton; sons, Robert Michael (Melissa D.) Keele, James Dallas (Cindy A.) Keele, Thomas LeRoy Keele, Joseph LeRoy Keele, and Michael James Keele, all of Riverton, Nicholas Wayne Keele of Kentucky and Thomas LeRoy Keele, Jr. of Riverton; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis, Desilee, Patricia, Iris, and Dixie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Edwin LueDean Keele; grandson, Edwin LueDean Keele II; four brothers, Bill, Tom, Dallas, and Hank, and one sister, Alice.

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Arrangements were by the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.