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Blount & Curry Funeral Home-Carrollwood

3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL

OBITUARY

Linda R Keene

July 16, 1960August 2, 2019

Linda Keene, 59, of Tampa passed away August 2, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband, David, her beloved daughters, Andrea (Matt) Russell, and Emily Keene, grandchildren, Dylan and Anna. She is also survived by her mother, Loretta, sister, Karen (Victor) Martinez, and her brother Ronny (Thia) Rodriguez. She was predeceased by her father, Mario Rodriguez.

Linda was a homemaker for her family and raised two beautiful daughters. Linda had a zest for life and an amazing sense of humor. She loved her family and friends. Linda graduated from USF with a bachelors degree in finance. Linda’s favorite pastimes were spending time with her family, beach vacations and cross stitching.

Services will be held at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL 33618, on Sunday, August 11, 2019; Visitation at 2:00pm followed by a Memorial Service at 3:00pm.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, August 11, 2019

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Jeff Ralph

August 11, 2019

Our prayers and thoughts are with the Keene family in the loss of Linda, wife, mother and friend. Jeff and Lee Ralph

Bob & Cindy Howell

August 11, 2019

Our 🙏 are with all of the family.

Linda’s light shone through especially when she talked about her family. We love that beautiful smile and the twinkle in her eyes.

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.”

Bob & Cindy

Cheryl Holder

August 8, 2019

Our prayers and heartfelt sympathy go out to your family over the loss of Linda. She was always so much fun and such a pleasure to be around. Floyd and I have such fond memories of our dinner outings, weekend get aways and trips to the beach. Linda’s kindness and effervescent personality will always be remembered. We were blessed to have had her as a friend.

Clifford Mennenger

August 8, 2019

Sorry to hear this sad news. Our families were neighbors for many years. My prayers and thoughts are with your family.

Crystal Morrill

August 8, 2019

Such a sweet and lighthearted spark. Hoping memories of your smile, laugh and your amazing care for your family help everyone during this challenging time. Would love to sing in a taxi with you one more time. We will keep your spirit alive in our hearts.

Shirley Payne

August 7, 2019

I loved Linda's laugh and big smile. Loved when we went river rafting and David was bumped out of the raft; he thought Linda had jumped in to save him, but she had been bumped out too and just climbed on his head and shoulders under water to get back in the raft. We had so many good laughs.

Rest in peace precious lady, our hearts are broken to lose you.

Susan Ray

August 6, 2019

I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of Linda. May the memories and love be a comfort to her family and friends at this very difficult time. I knew Linda most of the time I have lived in the neighborhood. When my husband passed away, she came over and told me we were going to start walking together and we did, several times a week, for a period of time. I am grateful for that time. She adored her family! She will be missed!

Karen DeMott

August 6, 2019

I had the pleasure of meeting Linda through my dear friend, her sister, Karen. Linda worked with us at our law firm and from the very onset, was a bright light in our midst. Linda was always upbeat and a compassionate and caring person with whom I connected with immediately. Long after her short tenure at our law firm, I continued to spend time with Linda through events I shared with Karen. Later, I met David, and Andrea and Emily, her beautiful family. Linda's legacy will live on in her generosity and zest for life. She will always be remembered and her memory will live on. Love to her dear family....Mike and I were lucky to have known her.

Joni Fletke

August 5, 2019

I am so happy to have known this beautiful lady. I met Linda through her sister, Karen. Linda immediately accepted me as her friend. We shared stories of family. She will be missed by many. I wish the family peace, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in their hearts.

Laura Howard

August 5, 2019

I had the pleasure of meeting Linda many years ago. Her vibrant and upbeat personality made people around her happy. She always talked about her family and her love for her daughters and husband was clear to anyone who knew her. My heart breaks for Andrea, Emily, David, and the rest of the family. May the Lord Jesus give you strength to go through this difficult time. Love, Laura

FROM THE FAMILY