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Donald Eugene Keill

December 4, 1950 - June 10, 2017

Service Date: July 10, 2017

Place of Service Free Methodist Church of South Canaan

A celebration of Don’s life will be held Monday July 10th at 7pm in the Free Methodist Church of South Canaan 19 Saint Tikhon’s Rd. South Canaan, PA. 18457 with Rev. William Rushik, officiating.

Interment at the convenience of the family in the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan.

Donald Eugene Keill, a resident of Worland, Wyoming since 1990, formerly of Lake Ariel, went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2017 after being stricken ill.   His wife of 29 years is Diane Valeski Isgar Keill.

Born December 4, 1950, in Honesdale, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Florence Irene Lamberton Keill.   He was a 1969 graduate of the Lake Consolidated School, Lake Ariel.  Following graduation he began a life-long career as a truck driver.   Before moving to Wyoming, Don had been employed by the Edwards Concrete and RR Wilmot Companies.

Service to his community was very important to Don.   He served as an EMT and volunteer firefighter for many years with the Hamlin Fire and Rescue Company.  He raced stock cars, loved hunting and fishing as well as shooting black powder rifles.

Also surviving are a daughter Donna Watson and her husband Gary; sons Douglas Keill and Darrell Keill and his wife Lisa; brother Douglas Keill and his wife Stewart; a sister Patricia Biddlecombe; step son Joe Isger; daughter in law Tammy Keill; grandchildren Tammy, Tyler, Terrin, Xander, Steven, Piper, Gabriel and Noah; nieces and nephews including Rob Keill, Alison Enslin, Gretchen Enslin and Tracy Davis; many close friends.

Preceded in death by a brother in law Harold Biddlecombe and a step–daughter Nancy Ranallo.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held Monday July 10th at 7pm in the Free Methodist Church of South Canaan 19 Saint Tikhon’s Rd. South Canaan, PA. 18457 with Rev. William Rushik, officiating.

Interment at the convenience of the family in the East Canaan Cemetery, South Canaan.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of the James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.

To share a memory, leave your condolences for the family or for directions please visit www.jameswilsonfuneralhome.com

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