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Francis Donald McKeown

June 27, 1935 October 10, 2018
Francis Donald McKeown
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Obituary for Francis Donald McKeown

Francis Don McKeown, 83, of Goose Creek, SC, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Born on June 27, 1935, in Wildwood, NJ, he was the son of the late James McKeown and the late Margaret Dean, and husband to Patricia (Pat) McKeown.

Mr. McKeown served his country in the United States Marine Corps for 20 years, serving in both Vietnam and Korea, and retiring as a Gunnery Sergeant. He served his community as a police officer, serving the City of Charleston and Men-Riv (NWS) where he rose to become Chief of Police. Mr. McKeown also coached and officiated youth sports in Men-Riv and Goose Creek Parks and Recreation for over four decades.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; one sister and his first wife of 32 years, Mary Lou McKeown.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Pat McKeown; five sons: Donnie McKeown (Dee), Joe McKeown, Keith “Bummer” McKeown (Jackie), Rally Caparas (Sam) and Wayne Caparas (Stacey); 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home Goose Creek. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service, from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Plantation Memorial Gardens, Moncks Corner, SC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Avenue, Ste 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.mcalister-smith.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME GOOSE CREEK, 869 St. James Avenue, Goose Creek, SC 29445, 843-553-1511.


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Visitation

Sunday

14

Oct

12:00 PM 10/14/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home

869 St. James Ave.
Goose Creek, South Carolina

McAlister-Smith Funeral Home
869 St. James Ave. Goose Creek South Carolina
United State

Funeral Service

Sunday

14

Oct

2:00 PM 10/14/2018 2:00:00 PM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home

869 St. James Ave.
Goose Creek, South Carolina

McAlister-Smith Funeral Home
869 St. James Ave. Goose Creek South Carolina
United State

Cemetery

Sunday

14

Oct

3:30 PM 10/14/2018 3:30:00 PM
Plantation Memorial Gardens Cemetery

2847 Live Oak Drive
Moncks Corner, SC 29445

Plantation Memorial Gardens Cemetery
2847 Live Oak Drive Moncks Corner 29445 SC
US
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