Nickles Gorden Keenan

Published 11:52 am Monday, February 5, 2018

Mr. Nickles Gorden Keenan, 78, of Mocksville, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at his home.

He was born Dec. 25, 1939, in Washington, DC, to the late Edward Lee and Mary Nona Morgan Keenan. Mr. Keenan was a member of   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Clemmons. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served from 1957-1959. Mr. Keenan loved to serve others and especially loved his wife of 51 years.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Janet Tribett Keenan.

Survivors: a daughter, Pamela K. Campbell (Gary); a son, Billy Keenan; 2 granddaughters, Amber Keenan (Jacob Vestal) and Tori Keenan; and great-grandson, Grayson Vestal.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9 at Eaton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery, with military honors conducted by the Veterans of Foreign War Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4260 Clinard Rd, Clemmons, 27012, memo: Mission Fund; or Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, 28607.