Mr. Donald Ray Keen

October 26, 1932July 29, 2020

Donald Ray Keen, 87, of Signal Mountain departed this life to be with his heavenly Father on July 29, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Lucille Keen of Minden, La. He is survived by beloved wife, Alice and his two sons, their wives and his grandchildren, Herbert and Charity Keen and their son, Mitchell of Falling Waters, WV; Larry and Cammie Keen and Reanna of Joplin, MO. Donald was born in Minden, La, October 26, 1932, graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 1955 with a major in accounting. With an officer's commission in the U.S. Air Force, Lt. Keen served in Alaska. Upon leaving the Air Force, he became a CPA and followed a career in accounting, retiring as vice president of finance of Wilsonart International in Texas Mr. Keen was a Baptist. Funeral services will be 2:00 Saturday, August 1 at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Pastor Rocky Bradford officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12- 2 Saturday. Please share your thoughts and memories at



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Mr. Donald Ray Keen

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hal martin

August 1, 2020

Hi Alice,
So sorry for your loss, I hope you and Don had a great life together, you both had such great character! I loved telling the story of how Don hired me the day before the national ad went out in the Wall Street Journal, and how he always kept that stack of resumes to show me ever once in a while. It was a great blessing for me to work with you and Don, but I'm sure he could've had a better performer than me somewhere in that stack of resumes. Even so, none of them could have been more thankful for the experience than me. I hope Don's sons got the traits of their father and you.
Hope you are well, remember the good times!
Love you,

Gregg Acuff

July 31, 2020

I met Don walking in our neighborhood. We both shared a love of talking about cars. Don bought one of the first Hyundai Genesis sold in Chattanooga, he came by to take me for a ride in it. Don also came by to show me his Kia Stinger, “that is one sharp car” I jealously commented. I will miss Don’s warm heart and our car talks. Rest In Peace my friend. - Gregg Acuff, Fox Run.

Jim Lundbeck

July 31, 2020

Don was a pleasure to work with at Wilsonart. Smart, quick, accurate and helpful to me. His sense of humor was understated. Our best wishes to Alice and their family.
JIm and Jan Lundbeck
Temple, Texas


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