Grady Keech | Beaufort County Now

Mr. Grady Leon Keech, age 85, a resident of 6135 Free Union Church Road, Pinetown, NC died January 15, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. grady keech, pinetown, vidant medical center, greenville, january 16, 2020
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Grady Keech

December 9, 1934 - January 15, 2020

    Mr. Grady Leon Keech, age 85, a resident of 6135 Free Union Church Road, Pinetown, NC died January 15, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

    A graveside service will be held 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at the home.

    Mr. Grady was born in Beaufort County on December 9, 1934 son of the late Roy Sylvester Keech and the late Gladys Styles Keech. He attended Pantego High School. In June of 1955 he married the former Jean Marie Wilkins who preceded him in death on April 7, 2008. His love of the water was a determining factor for him to work in the tug boat industry and he retired as an engineer working with Maritrans Operating Company. In his spare time, he loved antique cars and taking trips on his trike motorcycle. Mr. Grady attended Free Union Free Will Baptist Church of Pinetown.

    Surviving are his children: Donnie L. Keech and his wife Margie of Belhaven, Shelia Keech of Washington, Perry Lee Keech of Washington and Rebecca K. Lewis of Henrico, NC; six grandchildren: Angela Hudnell, Susan Keech, D.J. Keech, Melissa Latham, Dale Latham and Wade Kirk and eleven great grandchildren. Mr. Grady was predeceased along with his parents and his wife by two sisters: Margaret Ambrose and Marilyn Smith.

    Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Keech family.


Services

Visitation

Friday, January 17
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory
900 John Small Ave.
Washington, NC 27889

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 18
12:00 PM
Pamlico Memorial Gardens
161 Avon Ave.
Washington, NC 27889


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