James Francis “Jim” Keeley, Sr., 75, of Murrells Inlet, passed away suddenly Sunday, May 14, 2017 at home. He was born September 18, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late John Vincent and Alice Miller Keeley.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his son, James Francis Keeley, Jr. and brothers, John Keeley and Jerry Keeley.
Jim was a member of Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church in Garden City. He retired after 38 years of dedicated service from Rohn and Haas Company. A sports enthusiast, Jim enjoyed watching Penn State Football and Flyers Hockey. He loved the beach and had a sense of humor that will be dearly missed. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Shirley M. Keeley; daughter, Joanna Cribb and husband, Royce of Hemingway; grandson, Michael Cribb of Hemingway; granddaughter, Danielle Cribb of Hemingway; great grandson, Brantley Cribb of Hemingway; sisters, Debbie Marinelli and Darlene Williams, both of PA; brothers, Robert Keeley and Ronald Keeley and wife, Mary Jean, all of PA; brother-in-law, John Hermanowicz of FL; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Jim's Life will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.
Celebration of Life
Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church
Thursday May 25th, 2017
2637 US-17 BUS
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
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We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and hope you are doing
Emma and Karl Stone
Submitted by Karl and Emma Stone on May 22 2017 01:44:41 PM
We are so sorry for your loss. He will rest in peace. Love, Mary and George Kaye
Submitted by Mary and George Kaye on May 22 2017 08:46:38 AM
So sorry for your loss, you know your church family loves and supports you. God welcomes Jim home.
Submitted by Kay weaver on May 22 2017 08:21:03 AM
We are so very sorry for your loss. May God and all your friends bring you comfort.
Love, Clyde and Joyce
Submitted by Joyce Ham & Clyde Wallace on May 16 2017 10:19:48 PM
Dear Shirley ,
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Our thaughts and prayers are with you and Joanna. Love to all. Love Bill & Ruth
Submitted by Bill & Ruth Bairstow on May 16 2017 12:33:50 AM
Our condolences to Mrs. Shirley and family. 🙏🙏
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