Dessie “Jack” Keen

Dessie ‘Jack’ Keen

Dessie “Jack” Keen, a resident of Greenfield, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice at the age of 93. Jack was born October 21, 1923, in Lafayette, Tenn., To the late Mae (Rhodes) and Alonzo Keen.

He has been retired from Washington Township Schools for the past 31 years. He was a Charter Member of the Aldersgate Free Methodist Church, Indianapolis.

Jack will be remembered as a man with a big heart and forgiving spirit. He was always curious about people and the latest technology. He had a fierce love for his family.

He is survived by his children, Lynda (David) McLain, Gary Keen and Lonna (Dan) Hurt all of Greenfield; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Keen; and son, Dennis Keen.

Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, December 14, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 West Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, December 15, at the funeral home with entombment immediately following at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, please designate Hospice, 801 North State St, Greenfield, IN 46140.

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