Wesley A. “Buddy” Keown, 82, of Galatia passed away 12:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the Fountain View Nursing Home in Eldorado.
He was born in Saline County on June 30, 1930, to Ruby and Madelyn Keown.
Buddy was married to Mary Lee (Farris) Keown in 1968 and she preceded him in death in May of 2010. He was a coal miner.
Buddy is survived by a son, Wesley R. “Buddy” Keown; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a son, Gary L. Keown.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday June 18, 2013, at the Sloan Funeral Home in Galatia with visitation 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Tuesday. Burial will be in the Webber Campground Cemetery