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Kenneth Keesee

Earl Kenneth Keesee, 84, of Goldsboro, N.C. passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Kenneth was born in Halifax County on Jan. 21, 1928 to the late Earl E. Keesee and Malissie Dodson Keesee.

He was a retired MSGT with the United States Air Force as well as a former Electrolux supervisor. After his retirement from the military, he worked with his son at RespraCare of Goldsboro for over 20 years. He was a devoted member of Jefferson United Methodist Church where he served as a lay leader and Sunday school teacher.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro with Pastor Alice Davis officiating. Interment was Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Sybil Landrum Keesee of 63 years; his son, Kenneth David Keesee Sr. and wife Gloria Herring Keesee of Goldsboro; his grandchildren, Kenneth David Keesee Jr. and Ashley Jean Keesee; three sisters, Ann Keesee Campbell and husband Donald of Ringgold, Phyllis Keesee Hughes of Midlothian and Faye Keesee Howard and husband Donald of Roxboro, N.C.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wayland Keesee and Dodson Keesee.

With loving gratitude, the family would like to express thanks to the Christian Caregivers Group and the staff of Kitty Askins Hospice Center for the love and care shown Mr. Keesee during his declining health.

The family received friends Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, following the service at Seymour Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Jefferson United Methodist Church at 1101 N. Jefferson Avenue, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com