Arvel Eugene Keylon, 85, of Panama, OK passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 in Greenwood, AR. Arvel was born May 22, 1931 in Daisy, TN to Fred & Marie (Weaver) Keylon. Arvel was retired from the US Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tracie Self; 2 sisters, Jenny & Nancy, & 3 brothers, Blu, Carl & Pete.
Survivors include his wife, Radine of the home; daughters, Cindy Jacks of OKC, Terri Lynch of Panama, OK; sons, Rick Keylon of Mexico, Don Keylon of Santa Rosa, CA, Richard Prater of Keota, OK, Tommy Prater of Colorado Springs, CO, David DeLand of OKC, Jeff Carry of Panama, OK; numerous grand and great grandchildren; brother, Bill Keylon of Soddy Daisy, TN; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Friday, December 30, 2016 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Bill Sanders officiating.
Interment will be 1 pm Friday at Ft. Smith National Cemetery, Ft. Smith, AR. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Strout, David Allstatt, Elmer Tankersley, Justin Lloyd, Nathan Keylon, Tommy Prater & Jeremy Bishop.