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In Loving Memory
Robert Dewey Keen
5/29/28 - 1/15/2008





Robert Dewey Keen age 79, local home builder and land developer, went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 at his home in Mustang after courageously struggling for nine years following a tractor accident. He was born May 29, 1928 in Carter, OK to Jim and Lillie Rose (Riley) Keen. He spent a short time in the Carter/Retrop area before moving with his family to Oklahoma City in 1936. Dewey was a loving husband and father. Dewey served his country as a merchant marine and was a longtime, active member of Grace Assembly of God Church in Oklahoma City. Dewey worked 17 years at Wilson Foods before going into land development and home building. He was well known for quality homes and fair dealings. Preceded in death by his parents, one brother Rev. J.D. Keen, he is survived by wife of nearly 60 years Irene of the home in Mustang, one daughter Rhonda Barcum and husband Robert of OKC, four sons Ronald of Ft. Worth, TX, Jimmy and wife Susie of Ardmore, Terry and wife Judith of Yukon and Robert Dewey, Jr. and wife Diana of West Monroe, LA. Also, by one sister Beatrice Jenkins of Monroe, TX, nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. The family wishes to extend its thanks to Dewey’s relatives and friends who supported and helped Dewey along his journey. Also a special thanks to all the doctors and support staff, as well as Mercy Hospice, all of whom worked diligently to keep Dewey as comfortable as possible over these last nine years. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the “Building Fund” at Grace Assembly of God Church. Services will be held at 2pm on Friday, January 18, 2008 at Grace Assembly of God Church 2212 SW 55th, OKC with interment following in Chapel Hill Memory Gardens, OKC under the direction of McNeil’s Mustang Funeral Service, Mustang, Oklahoma.


Online Condolences
From: Marcia (Selvey) Powell   Kansas City MO
Relationship:  friend

Irene, Rhonda, Ronnie, Jimmie,Terry, Bobbie: I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father/husband. He was truly a great great man. He was always so kind, soft spoken, always smiling. Take comfort in the fact that he's now smiling down on all of us. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Marcia
Sent:  1/17/2008
From: Dorothy Sanders Einhorn   Oklahoma City Oklahoma
Relationship:  Long time family friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sent:  1/18/2008
From: Gene Mary kelley   Newcastle Oklahoma
Relationship:  Friend

Terry.. Sorry about your Dad. I lost my Dad on Jan. 5 of this year I Know it is hard. Stick in there man remeber I will pray for you. God Bless your family and mother. Our Love Gene and Mary Kelley
Sent:  1/18/2008
From: Loreta Gooch   Mustang OK
Relationship:  Good Friend

Wanted to send you a card and note and could not find your address. I pray you will feel God's presence daily. I love you very much and am praying for you. Your friend, Loreta Gooch.
Sent:  1/25/2008
From: Dotty (Boren) Kennedye (Gina & Angie)  
Relationship:  Friend

What a wonderful man! We could certainly benefit with more like him in the world. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Will talk to you soon. Love, Dotty
Sent:  1/31/2008

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