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Forest Vernon  KEELEY, Sr.

Forest Vernon KEELEY, Sr.

Male 1899 - 1971  (72 years)

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  • Name Forest Vernon KEELEY  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 3 Nov 1899  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Church Affiliation First Brethren Church  [4
    Member Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Muncie, Lodge 433, F&AM, Muncie Chapter 30, RAM, and Diesinkers Union Local No. 170 
    Occupation 28 Dec 1918  , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    a machinist 
    Died 26 Dec 1971  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    • Funeral home: Meeks Mortuary, Muncie, Indiana
      Pastor: Rev. Tom Hurley
    Obituary 27 Dec 1971  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Muncie Star or Muncie Evening Press 

    • FOREST V. KEELEY
      «tab»Forest V. KEELEY, 72, died early Sunday morning at his residence, 3324 S. Walnut St. Although he had been in ill health for some time, his death came unexpectedly. Born in Muncie, he spent his entire life in this community.
      «tab»KEELEY was employed as a diesinker at Broderick Co. prior to his retirement and was formerly a pattern maker. He was a member of Muncie Lodge 433, F&AM, Muncie Chapter 30, RAM, and a retired member of the Diesinkers Union Local No. 170.
      «tab»Surviving are his wife, Opal (RICHISON) KEELEY; a daughter, Mrs. Maellen MITCHELL; his mother, Mrs. Lydia KEELEY; and a brother, Lester KEELEY, all of Muncie, and four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
      «tab»Services will be at Meeks Mortuary at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Rev. Tom HURLEY, pastor of First Brethren Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Monday and prior to services Tuesday.
    Occupation Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    as a pattern maker-diesinker at Broderick Co. 
    Buried 28 Dec 1971  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I487  richison
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2017 

    Father William T. KEELEY,   b. , Bracken, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Liddie M. SMITH 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F2891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Opal Irene RICHISON,   b. 29 Sep 1899, , Jay, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1978, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1918  Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 6
    • Married by Rev. William J. Sayers
    Marriage License 28 Dec 1918  , Delaware, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Forest Vernon KEELEY, Jr.,   b. 12 Feb 1924,   d. 7 May 1967  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1899 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMember - Muncie, Lodge 433, F&AM, Muncie Chapter 30, RAM, and Diesinkers Union Local No. 170 - - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a machinist - 28 Dec 1918 - , Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1918 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 28 Dec 1918 - , Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1971 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Muncie Star or Muncie Evening Press - 27 Dec 1971 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - as a pattern maker-diesinker at Broderick Co. - - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Dec 1971 - Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1901] Marriage, 18 Sep 2017.
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-2007," digital image, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 18 September 2017), license application and return for Forest Vernon Keeley and Opal Irene Richison, (28 December 1918); citing Delaware County, Marriage Records, 1918-1919, Vol. 26: 457.

    2. [S696] Tombstone: Keeley, Opal Irene Richison, (Section B, Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie (Delaware County), Indiana; transcribed by Shirley Richison Fields on 11 Aug 1994), Beech Grove (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S697] Obit: Keeley, Opal Irene (Richison), («i»The Muncie Star,«/i» Muncie (Delaware County), Indiana, May 1978; transcribed by Shirley Richison Fields.).

    4. [S699] Obit: Keeley, Forest V., («i»The Muncie Star or Evening Press, «/i» Muncie, Indiana, 27 Dec 1971; transcribed by Shirley Richison Fields.), 27 Dec 1971 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S1208] Indiana, Delaware Co. - Local History & Genealogy Center, (Local History & Genealogy Center), Forest V. Keeley, digital image, «i»Muncie/Delaware County Digital Resource Library,«/i» (http://www.munpl.org, accessed 19 Oct 2007); citing Beech Grove Cemetery Records, interment no. 132, (Reliability: 2), 21 Oct 2007.
      Name: Keeley, Forest V.
      Sex: M
      Place of birth: Muncie, IN
      Date of death: Dec 26, 1971
      Age at death: 72
      Last known residence: Muncie, IN
      Interment No. 132
      Interment date: May 09, 1978
      Section 20, Lot 49
      Lot book page 298
      Location: 2nd from South East corner
      Grave fee: $115.00

    6. [S1421] Richison Family Record (Reliability: 2), 25 May 2008.
      Richison Family Record (MS, 1793-1968), photocopy privately held by Shirley Richison Fields, [address for private use,] Avon, Indiana, 2007. A carbon copy of this record was supplied to Fields in 1970 by Charles Anthony Richison, Jr. The record creator appears to have been Margaret Ann (Richison) Secrest, born 1878 in Jay County, Indiana, daughter of John Webster and Elizabeth (Cory) Richison.