Edward A. Keible Jr. (1943 - 2017)

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Edward A. Keible, Jr., 73, of Cornelius, NC died on March 19, 2017. He was born on September 30, 1943 in Port Chester, NY to the late Edward A. Keible, Sr., and Anna Leora Keible, and grew up in Rockaway, New Jersey. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his sister, Sarah Keible Tupper. He is survived by his wife, Terry Keible, brother Bill Keible and many nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews. Ed graduated from Dartmouth College, where he received the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Engineering, and Master of Engineering degrees. After graduation, he proudly served for four years in the United States Air Force, including Vietnam, attaining the rank of Captain. Subsequently, Ed received his Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard University as a Baker Scholar. In 1994, Ed founded Endwave Corporation and served as its CEO, and successfully led Endwave's IPO in 2000 on NASDAQ. Ed was awarded four U.S. Patents in the fields of Telecommunications and Microelectronics. Prior to Endwave, Ed spent 20 years at Raychem Corporation in California, leaving in 1993 as Senior Vice President & Executive Officer of Raychem's Worldwide Electronics Business Group. Ed and Terry Keible moved to North Carolina in 2009, and Ed became CEO and CFO of TempoQuest, a weather forecasting company. Ed loved sailing, photography, cooking, golf, starting new businesses, and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on May 13, 2017 at Bethel Presbyterian Church.
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Huntersville, NC 28078
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Published in Charlotte Observer on Apr. 9, 2017