Frank Edward Keel, Jr., 82

TUCSON— Frank Edward Keel, Jr. born February 6, 1937, deceased July 28, 2019. Moving around a lot while growing up, he put numerous pins in the map of the U.S.

Frank joined the Navy in 1954 as a seaman on the oiler U.S.S Pawcatuck and traveled the world. He became part of the underwater demolition teams as he loved to scuba dive.

He worked in steel mills in the Midwest and became a ceramic linings expert in sales and installation.

Married to Sue for 38 years, they traveled around before calling Sierra Vista, Arizona home where they lived for 25 years.

Frank was a lifetime member and Past Commander of the VFW Post 9972 and worked as a bartender there for six years.

He loved golf, fishing, and ice cream.

His kids adored him as he would come home from long shifts and play catch with them.

He was loved so very much and will be sorely missed.

Fair winds and a following sea.

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