Gerald Wayne McKeel |

Gerald Wayne McKeel

Gerald Wayne McKeel, 69, of Glenwood Springs, passed away Nov. 2, 2008.

Gerald was born Oct. 1, 1939, in Chicago, to Kenneth Wayne and Ruth (Plutz) McKeel. He has been an area resident since childhood.

Gerald was retired from Motorola International, as a field service engineer and a switchman.

Gerald was a loving father and grandfather; he will be deeply missed by all. He was a mountain man and a mountain of a man.

He is survived by son Joseph Wayne McKeel; daughter Jolene E. McKeel-Smith; and eight grandchildren.

A private family gathering will take place.

Donations can be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or the National Rifle Association.

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