Dwight W. Keele, age 79, of Mt. Vernon, Ind., died Friday at Deaconess Hospice in Evansville.
He was born Jan. 29, 1934, in Harmony, the son of Leuty and Ruth (Sumner) Keele. He married Marilyn Lane on March 18, 1956, in Mt. Vernon.
Dwight taught school in Champaign for 22 years before working for Marathon Oil in Mt. Vernon, Ind., for 25 years. Dwight’s family had been longtime members of the Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; one son, Jason (Laura) Keele of Evansville, Ind.; two daughters, Sue Ellen (Danny) Taylor of Clarksville, Tenn. and Terry Capel of Hilton Heard, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Katrina Vance, Travis Taylor, Nolan and Caleb Keele, Kaelob and J.C. Capel and Nicole Hutchcraft; and two great-grandchildren, Colton and Mason Vance.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, Ind. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday.
Graveside services will be Saturday, July 27, at Memorial Garden Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
Full obituary information can be found at stendebackfamilyfuneralhome.com.