George 'Mike' McKeever


ANTWERP -- George Michael "Mike" McKeever, 66, died Sunday, December 30, 2012, at his residence.

He was born October 5, 1946, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the son of George A. and Phyllis J. (Guysinger) McKeever. He married Carol A. Bannister, who survives. He retired in 2006 from Eaton Corporation. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of AMVETS Post 1991 of Defiance, American Legion Post 0253 of Antwerp, Paulding Eagles Aerie 2405, VFW Post 5087 and the High Hill Gun Club, Duncan Falls, Ohio. He was an avid hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Carol McKeever, Antwerp; two sons, Mike (Wendy Baumert) McKeever and Chad (Staci) McKeever, both of Antwerp; two sisters, Judy (Joe) Phlipot of Paulding and Melissa (Jeff) Roberts, Goshen, Ind.; five grandchildren, Jessica, Christina, Logan, Lance and Luke; and three great-grandchildren, Corey and Chaz Moore and Rashelle McKeever.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private memorial services will be held Thursday, January 3.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials made to the George M. McKeever family. Online condolences may be sent to Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.

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