David E. Keene Sr. - Smithfield

David E. Keene Sr. - Smithfield

David E. Keene Sr., 73, of Farnum Pike, Smithfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in the Hospice Inpatient Center surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Laurel (Cranshaw) Keene. They had been married for 49 years.

Born in Smithfield, he was a son of the late Henry and Beatrice (Jeffrey) Keene. He lived in Smithfield his whole life.

Mr. Keene was a veteran of the US Air Force. He was employed with the Smithfield DPW for many years before retiring in1980.
Besides his wife, he leaves his sons, David E. Keene, Jr. and his wife Rhonda of Smithfield and Stephen A. Keene and his wife Danielle of Smithfield; four grandchildren, Justin, Joshua, Olivia and Austin; his twin sister Brenda Wood of Bradford, Maine; two brothers, Walter Keene of North Smithfield and Ernest Keene of Smithfield. He was the brother of the late George Keene.

His funeral was held Monday, Aug. 12, in Union Cemetery, North Smithfield. Visitation was held on Sunday, Aug. 1l, in the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Greenville.
Donations in his memory may be made to Home and Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 or Georgiaville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 17474, Smithfield, RI 02917. For messages of condolences please visit www.andersonwinfield.net .