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Scott C. Keeney

January 6, 1947 — February 25, 2019

Scott C. Keeney, age 72, of Wyalusing, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 25, 2019, at the Robert Packer Hospital, with his loving family at his side.

 

          Scott was born on January 6, 1947, in Towanda, PA, a son of the late Howard and Lois Hefner Keeney.  He graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School in the Class of 1964. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force, from which he was honorably discharged after 4 years as a sergeant. He met Cheryl Ross of Wyalusing, PA, and on June 12, 1973, they were married. They celebrated their 45th anniversary in 2018.

 

Over the years Scott had many varied interests and enterprises. Until retiring in 2015 he owned and operated Keeney’s Excavating. Scott loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed his woodworking hobby and it showed throughout his home for all to see. He enjoyed making gifts for his children. Scott also liked hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.

 

He was a member of the Wyalusing American Legion Post #534. Scott was a former EMT and he volunteered with the Wyalusing Ambulance Assn., the HOPS Ambulance Assn., and the Wysox Ambulance Assn. He also worked for the Towanda Ambulance Assn.

         

Surviving:

Spouse:

Cheryl                                                                  at home

 

Daughter and son-in-law:

Melissa (Andy) Peach                                          Rantoul, IL

 

Step Children:

Angela (Bill) Sawyers                                          Wyalusing, PA

Michele Burt                                                        Berkshire, NY

Raymond (Bettie) Adams                                              Weimer, TX

Suzanne (Darrell) Heller                                       Cheyenne, WY    

 

Grandchildren:

Deryk (Tiffany) Davis

Jared (Linda) Davis

Alex Camp

Elyce Camp

Courtney (Jesse) Conner

Briana (Dan) Rentz

Tyler Burt

Ashleigh (Noe) Rufino

Alyssa Adams

Ryan (Della) Adams

Megan Adams

Raymond Adams

Amanda (Joseph) Best

Cassandra (Christopher) Layman

 

Brothers:

William (Bonnie) Keeney                                     LeRaysville, PA

David Keeney                                                       Wyalusing, PA

 

Sister:

Mary Jane Maines                                                         Burlington, PA

 

 

          Thirteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved pets Cody, Buddy, and Sissy.

 

          He was predeceased by three angel grandbabies, and a brother-in-law, John Maines.

 

          Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 28th, 2019, at 11:00 AM at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, with the Rev. Heather M. Baker-McAllister officiating.  Interment will be in Wyalusing Township with Military Graveside Honors accorded by members of the Wyalusing American Legion and members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard.

 

          Friends may call at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA, on Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 9:00 A.M until the start of the service at 11:00 A.M.

 

          Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Hops Ambulance Association, Attn: Peggy Coleman, 4001 Sugar Cabin Rd, Rome, PA 18837 or to TACO, 13 State St.,Wysox, PA, 18854.

 

          To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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