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Dwight Arnold Keener


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Dwight Arnold Keener Obituary
Dwight Arnold Keener "Pops," 80, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at an assisted living center in Colleyville, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Memorial service: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in Mount Olivet Chapel. Dwight was born April 12, 1933, in Fort Worth to Gordon and Goldie Keener. He graduated from Paschal High School in 1951 and Texas Christian University in 1955. After his college graduation, Dwight served in the U.S. Army for four years, stationed in Japan. In 1958 he married Joan Hogan. He owned and operated several businesses in the Houston, Midland and Granbury areas. He retired from Justice of the Peace Tom Lawrence and moved to Granbury with his wife in 2005. Dwight was an avid tennis player, track star, Indian guide leader, youth soccer and Pee Wee baseball coach; a wig salesman, conservative precinct chair and campaign manager for Barry Connelly. He ran his own carpet business until his retirement in 2008. He enjoyed traveling and playing hearts with his family, spreading his kindness and love to everybody. "Pops" loved playing with his grandchildren and he had a great sense of humor. He was even a Halloween monster. Dwight was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Survivors: Wife, Joan; sons, David and wife, Kathy, of Southlake, Steven and wife, Zandy, of Houston; grandchildren, Davis, Travis, Karen and Kristine Keener; sister, Marilyn Timms; niece, Michelle Morgan and husband, John.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 16, 2014
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