James Francis “Jim” Keeley, Sr.



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.