Mr. Emory Edward Keen age 76 of Red Root Ridge section of Raven, Virginia passed away at his home Wednesday, January 11, 2017. He was born September 3, 1940 and was the son of the late Lee Ander Keen and Barbara Ellen Smith Keen. He was a retired coal miner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Artemus Keen, Paul Keen, and Joe Keen; three sisters, Ida Smith, Jane Vance and Mary Smith.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Olia Keen; three daughters, Leona Brown and husband Bill of Hillsville, VA, Sandy Stevenson and husband David of Doran, VA, Janice Ferrell and husband Brad of Raven, VA; one son, Daniel Keen of Johnson City, TN; twelve grandchildren, Courtney Anders and husband Greg, Seth Keen and wife Brook, Lauryn Keen, Urijah Keen, Evan Ferrell, Samantha Ferrell, Jennifer Brown, Allison Brown, Emma Stevenson, Crissie Stevenson, Carolee Stevenson, and Danny Stevenson; three great-grandchildren, Baylee Anders, Jase Anders and soon to arrive Tripp Keen; four brothers Ervin Keen and wife Sherry, Lee Junior Keen, Doug Keen and wife Frances and David Keen and wife Teresa; four sisters Doris Helton, Lilly Whited, Letty Wells and husband Arnold and Rhonda Hess.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. Friday, January 13, 2017 at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 14 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Grady McGlothlin and Rev. Dennis White officiating. Burial will follow in the Keen Family Cemetery at the Red Root Ridge section of Raven, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolence may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com. Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Keen Family.