89, of Indianapolis, passed away July 5, 2014. He was born April 1, 1925 to Allen E. and Era (Hunt) Keen, both preceding him in death.
Charles is survived by his loving wife, Virginia L. (Gibbons) Keen, who he was married to for 70 years; daughter, Kathryn (Larry Gazvoda) Messer; son, Edward Keen; 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 8 from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. in Stevens Mortuary , 5520 W. 10th St., Indianapolis. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. with visitation 1 hour prior to service time, also at the mortuary. Burial will follow in West Ridge Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 3100 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208-4718.
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