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John E. McKeel

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BLACK CREEK — John Edward McKeel, 79, of Black Creek, died Friday, March 17, 2017. The funeral was held Sunday at the Stantonsburg Cemetery. He is survived by his daughters, Kim McKeel of Emerald Isle and Lisa Davis (Paul) of Wilson; grandchildren, Candice, Heather and Morgan; great-grandchildren, Ava, Braxton, Bentley and Zoey; sisters, Peggy Winstead of Washington State and Ellen Bottoms (Charles) of Emporia, Virginia; and brother, Jerry McKeel (Cleo) of Stantonsburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter T. and Ruth Carraway McKeel and an infant brother, Stevie McKeel; sister, Grace Rogers; and brother, Hugh McKeel. Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 252-237-7171, Wilson, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.