Monday, December 26, 2016

Arvel Eugene Keylon

       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.


Anonymous said...

We will forever miss and cherish the memories you left with us. We love you. Rest in peace grandpa.

Anonymous said...

One of my favorite guys! He'd come in one time per year.. we'd aggravate and pick and pester at each other while I did his tax forms. His laughter and smile made the day he came in loads better. He will be missed. Rest well and thank you for your service, sir.

Anonymous said...

Rest in peace Uncle Arvel
Carolyn Keylon Splawn