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1939 Sherwood Way
San Angelo, TX 76901
Phone: (325) 268-0471
Sam Keeney

Sam Oscar Keeney

Sunday, February 1st, 1925 - Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Sam Oscar Keeney, age 94, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Visitation will be held all day Monday, January 13, 2020 at the funeral home with family present from 5pm-7pm. Graveside services will be held at 10:00am, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Eldorado Cemetery located on Hwy 190 West in Eldorado, Texas. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
Sam was born February 1, 1925 to Oscar Keeney and Maude (Word) Keeney in Menard, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Maude and his brother Clay.
Sam is survived by his wife of 20 years, Mary Leigh; sister, Dorothy (Travis) Henry; four children, daughters, Cheryl (Truman) Parker of Midland, TX, Tina Cardinal of Midland, TX , Cynthia Chappell of Odessa, TX, son, Chip Keeney (Delana) of Mountain Home, TX; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 13th, 2020 | 9:00am - 8:00pm
    Monday, January 13th, 2020 9:00am - 8:00pm
    Shaffer Funeral Home /Sherwood Way
    1939 Sherwood Way
    SAN ANGELO, TX 76901
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    family present from 5-7
  • Service

    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 10:00am
    Eldorado Cemetery
    1.5 Miles West of the intersection of Hwy 277 and Hwy 1902
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    Paul Shero
  • Interment

    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 10:00am
    Eldorado Cemetery
    1.5 Miles West of the intersection of Hwy 277 and
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Elizabeth(Liz) Williams Bell

Posted at 05:18pm
My condolences to Sam’s children Cheryl,Tina,Cynthia and Chip. Cheryl and I were classmates and I believe Tina was a year behind us . I remember many evenings spent at their home and it was always so much fun and was so accepted by the whole family. Cheryl and I could talk on the phone for hours (like most teenage girls) and even a few years back she contacted me while she was in San Angelo to check on her dad. I treasure the kindness that the Keeney family showed me that crazy 7th grade year as I had just lost my own father in August before school started. Blessings and love to all of you. And I know heaven is brighter with that sweet smile that Mr Keeney always had for us a little less fortunate. God bless to all of you.

Craig & Patsy Henry

Posted at 01:58pm
Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the loss of our beloved Uncle Sam. Words cannot express how saddened we are to hear of his loss and that we are unable to attend his service. Our memories of Uncle Sam will miss his sweet laugh, hearing him say "Goodness", the Catfish restaurant visits where he competed with Craig to see who could eat the most, watching him dance to Bob Wills, and most importantly, that non-stop "whistle" of his. Uncle Sam was an incredible man that had the gift of craftsmanship and shared his talents with those he loved. I/we will forever treasure the chest he made for us.
Uncle Sam and Mary Leigh were a wonderful couple and their love for one another was evident every time we were around them. We love you Uncle Sam and we will forever have your loving memories embedded in our hearts.


Craig & Patsy Henry

Brown and Root

Posted at 10:09am
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Scott Landers

Posted at 09:45pm
Sam was one of the best and kindest friend our family ever had...there isn’t much of anything that he wouldn’t help you with..
We danced all over Texas with him and
Mary peaceful old friend .
Donna Landers ,Scott & Cindy Landers
Fort Worth,Texas

Love y'all! Valarie & all my family

Posted at 11:27am
Thinking of you all at your time of sorrow. May you always Cherish the special moments of you and your daddy's.
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