GLOUCESTER - Elbert Lewis Keel, age 60, died Feb. 5, 2010 at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital.
Elbert was born in North Carolina on Oct. 6, 1949, to the late Edgar and Edith Keel. He had been owner of E. L. Keel Roofing and Sheet Metal Company. Elbert was kind and a loving father to his daughters and a wonderful grandfather to his five granddaughters.
His parents, and his wife, Janice S. Keel, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his daughters, Amy Williams and husband, Jeffrey, Dawn Church and husband, Raymond; sister, Bonnie Back and husband, Curtiss; granddaughters, Emily, Lindsay, Shelby, Alexis and Autumn.
A celebration of life service, officiated by the Rev. Wendell Gaffney, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at New Life Ministry Center, 3450 George Washington Memorial Highway. Interment will follow in the E. L. Keel family plot at Peninsula Memorial Park.
Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
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Published by Daily Press from Feb. 7 to Feb. 10, 2010.