Stanley Owen Keel, 92, a native of Rocky River, OH and a resident of Spanish Fort, AL, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at William F. Green Veterans Home.
Stanley was a veteran of World War II. In 1989, after 25 years with Rockwell International in Troy, Michigan, he retired as Director of Industry Relations. He was a member of Greeno Masonic Lodge in Fairhope, AL, Moslem Shriners in Southfield, MI, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Daphne, AL, and St. Francis at the Point Anglican Church in Point Clear, AL.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Knut Olav Keel and Helga Hervin Keel; daughter, Jaclyn Keel Fisher; and brother, Edward Keel.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lee Evans Graham Keel; son, Jeffrey Keel (Ilene) of Wixon, MI; daughters, Kathleen Little/Hess (Doug) of New Hudson, MI and Sharon Keel of Blacksburg, VA; stepson, Gordon Graham of Carmichael CA; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at St. Francis at the Point Church, Scenic Highway 98, Point Clear, AL, on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a reception at the church. Interment of ashes will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spanish Fort, AL.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to St. Francis at the Point Church – Stan Keel Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 916, Point Clear, AL 36527.