Keefer, E. Donald

Written by David Green.

Don Keefer, 72, of US 20, Fayette, Ohio, died Monday, March 5, 2007, at his daughter's home near Pettisville, Ohio.

He was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Fayette, the son of Everette and Frances (Phillips) Keefer.  On Jan. 17, 1959, in Enterprise, Alabama, he married Florence King and she survives.

Don was a life-long farmer in Fulton County and  was a 1952 graduate of Chesterfield High School in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Morenci American Legion Post #368.

Besides his wife, Florence, Don is survived by his mother, Frances Keefer of Fayette; two daughters, Deborah Keefer of Florida and Denise (and Mick) Nofziger of Pettisville, Ohio; two sons, Anthony Keefer of Fayette and Dennis Keefer of Florida; five grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Pollock of Fayette.

Don was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Brent.

The funeral service is scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Winston Hatcliff officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned Wednesday from 4 until 8 p.m.

Contributions are suggested to Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties.

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