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Harold Poe Keener

Harold "Poe" Keener, 82 of Stratford, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 oclock in the afternoon on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Stratford, TX with Rev. Kevin Phillips, pastor of the church and Rev. Michael Rinne, pastor of First Baptist Church in Stratford, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Beeson-Morrison Funeral Directors. Harold was born August 27, 1938 in Stratford, TX to Ralph and Melba (Turner). He graduated from Stratford High School and remained an avid Stratford Elk fan by attending every game and supporting all sports. He married Linda Taylor on December 13, 1958 in Lamar, Colorado and the couple made Stratford their home for 62 years. Harolds colorful personality and sports stories were well known. He was a simple man who loved his bib overalls and taking vacations in Lake City, Colorado. As a "Jeeper", he loved the high country. Harold also had a passion for Irish Setters and collected anything about them. One of his favorite past times after retirement was to sit and watch Gunsmoke. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Gregory Mark and Sherrydon Arnell; son: Ralph Ray and brother in law: Bill Taylor. Harold is survived by his wife Linda of the home: sons: Mark Keener and wife Trisha of Stratford, TX and Jere Keener and wife Terri of Guymon, OK; grandchildren: Kelsie Daves and husband Brannon of Stratford, TX, Klinton Keener and wife Brianda of Amarillo, TX, Kyler Kirkwood and wife Abbie of Amarillo, TX, Dylan Keener of Wylie, TX, Michael Ortega of Wylie, TX, Erin Sellers and husband Ty of Amarillo, TX, Ethan Boren and wife Taryn of Borger, Emma Boren and Terry Menefield of Amarillo, TX, Reed Schoonover and wife Sierra, Rett Schoonover and Savannah Bartlett and Rese Schoonover all of Stratford, TX; sister: Missie Devereaux and husband Rick of Bailey, CO; brother in law: Doug Taylor of Kerrick, TX; and 16 great grandchildren. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of Harold 'Poe' Keener, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.

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A photo was added for Harold Poe Keener

Beeson - Morrison Funeral Directors May 18 2021 12:00 AM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Donna Mullins. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Harold 'Poe' Keener.

Donna Mullins Dec 30 2020 12:00 AM

Poe, one of my favorite people in Stratford, loved the Elks, Linda, and his boys...I loved he always wore overalls, Als dad wore overalls, he always spoke his mind, but had a really huge heart for Gods furry creatures....

Donna Ledbetter Mullins of Canyon trxas Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

Sweet Poe we had so many great times-I love you-I coached and taught your kids such a blessing-your sweet wife-we love her she and Donna so close-the togetherness awesome-we laughed,cried,hugged,cussed, had a beer or one,said Hallelujah and loved each other Love u and family c see

Al mullins of Canyon tx Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM

A photo was added for Harold Poe Keener

David Pronger Dec 23 2020 12:00 AM

Linda & family we are so sorry to hear about the passing of Poe. He was a great man and a good friend. He will be missed by all. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Love, David & Karen

David & Karen Pronger of Burleson Dec 22 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Keener

David & Karen Pronger of Burleson Dec 22 2020 12:00 AM

Poe, my dear cousin, you were a great man whom my family deeply cared for. I have no doubt we'll meet again one day. God bless you and your family.

Palmer and Deb Turner of Aurora, Colorado Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Harold Keener

Palmer and Deb Turner of Aurora, Colorado Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM

The McKay Family prays for comfort, strength, peace and above all much love during your celebration of Poes life and after. Our deepest condolences.

Les & Connie McKay of Amarillo, TX Dec 21 2020 12:00 AM

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