James Howard Keeley

Funeral services for Mr. Keeley will be conducted Friday, June 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel with Pastor Willis Orr Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Caraway Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brandon Vick, Andrew Bell, Saleem Asghar, Darrius Crawford and Jeff Foster. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until the service time at Bond Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Keeley, age 63, of Mt. Juliet, died June 9, 2014.

Mr. Keeley was the owner of Keeley’s signs. He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast and was known for his pin striping and custom paintwork on automobiles and tour buses for country music artists. Mr. Keeley was a good storyteller and had a reputation for being humorous. He lived life on his on terms, but he lived by the Golden Rule.

Mr. Keeley was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Johnnie Foster Keeley; and his sisters, Kathy Simpson and Linda Welchance.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patricia Keeley; son, Stoney Keeley; sisters, Phyllis Keeley and Connie Warrick.

Bond Memorial Chapel at N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements, 615-773-2663, obit line 615-641-2663, bondmemorial.com.

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