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Raymond "Buck" Keesee

Raymond, “Buck” Keesee, 94, of Pottsville, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Russellville Nursing Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 7, 1922, in Hollis, OK to Pete Kessee and Mary Holtzclaw Keesee. He is preceded in death by his parents; two children, Barbara Garner and Wayne Keesee; granddaughter, Melissa Keesee; three brothers and sisters. He is survived by his son, Travis Keesee, Pottsville; eight grandchildren, Lance Keesee, Misty Whitcomb, Vicky Sutton, Jeannie Grigsby, Krystal Deal, Bobby Keesee, Vanessa Keesee, Skipper Keesee; several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelo Hood, DeeDee Dearman; one brother, Jerald Keesee. Buck proudly served his country in the US Army, serving in WWII. Buck was an accomplished singer and musician, playing many instruments, but his favorite was the fiddle. Visitation will be 2-3pm, Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel with Graveside Service and burial immediately following at Chickalah Cemetery, with Bro. Johnny McCoy officiating. Obituary and online condolences are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.

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Laughed a lot with Buck and his old friend Arval Mahan. Great guy! Save a place for me Buck! Travis, I hope all is well with you and yours.

Jay Turner Oct 10 2016 12:00 AM

Travis - I am saddened by the news of your father's passing. I have many wonderful memories of him that I will cherish forever. God Bless you and your family.

David Mahan Oct 10 2016 12:00 AM

He was always 'Grandy' to me and Tammy Smith DiCamillo too. Our condolences to the family.

Shanna Smith Milligan Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers are with the family

Vickie Tidwell Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM