Edwards Funeral Home

201 North 12Th Street, Fort Smith, AR


John Edward Keen

14 November , 193217 June , 2019

John Edward Keen, 86, of Van Buren passed from this life June 17, 2019 in Fort Smith. He was born November 14, 1932 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to the late Paul and Elsie Ware Keen. John served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He had worked as a Mold Maker for Glass Container Corporation.

John is survived by one daughter, Paula Halcomb of Denison, Texas; one son, Dale Keen of Van Buren; and one grandson, John Alan Keen of Van Buren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife Josephine.

Graveside services, with U.S. Navy Honors, will be 11:00am Friday, June 21, 2019 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. The family will greet friends from 3:00 to 5:00pm Thursday June 20, 2019 at Edwards Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

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  • Visitation Thursday, 20 June , 2019
  • Graveside Service with U.S. Navy Honors Friday, 21 June , 2019

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