John Doyle McKeel

November 15, 1940 ~ October 21, 2020 (age 79)


John Doyle McKeel of Decatur, TN passed away October 21, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens, TN.

John was a resident of Meigs County and of the Baptist faith. He moved to this area from Memphis, TN where he owned and operated an auto repair shop for many years. He was a member of Meigs County Senior Citizens.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Hassie McKeel; brother, Jerry McKeel and sister, Gail McKeel.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara McKeel of Decatur, TN; children, Gail (David) Pannell of Fleming Island, FL; Kelley Richey and Mike (Tony) McKeel  all of South Haven, MS, Matthew McKeel of Texas; sister, Rita Coward of Bartlett, TN; brothers, Randy Mckeel of Memphis, TN, Steve Hopper of TN; sister-in-law, Brenda McKeel of Winston Salem, NC; 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11:00am at Cove-Burchard Cemetery with David Pannell officiating.

Family will receive friends at Monday, October 26, 2020 10:00am at Coulter Garrison Funeral Home.



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October 26, 2020

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home
1670 Market Street
Dayton, TN 37321-1130

Graveside Service
October 26, 2020

11:00 AM
Burchard Cemetery, Cranmore Cove

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