FORDSVILLE – Carl Keown, 72, of Fordsville, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at his home. He was born in Rockvale to the late Gilbert and Ola Mae Keown. He was an Army veteran, a truck driver and a member of Newton Springs Baptist Church. He loved to watch westerns and military channels. He also loved drag racing and hunting.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Keown; and a brother, Warren Douglas Keown.
He is survived by a son, George (Krista) Keown, of Fordsville; a daughter, Jennifer (Kevin) Seaton, of Beaver Dam; eight grandchildren, Micheal Seaton, Samantha (Brian) Lee, Ashton Keown, Alexis Keown, Victoria Keown, Jessica (Shelby) Greenlee, Kristen Calloway and Hadley Mae Keown; seven great-grandchildren, Brayden, Jossalyn, Uriah, Camden, Anderson, Kendrick and Asher; brothers, Larry (Nancy) Keown, of Fordsville, and Roger (Shelly) Keown, of Hawesville; and sisters, Sandra (Bob) Wilson, of Valdosta, Ga., and Doris (Wayne) Wilson, of Fordsville.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Newton Springs Baptist Church, Fordsville. Burial will follow in Newton Springs Cemetery, with military honors by the Ohio County Honor Guard. Visitation will be 2 – 8 p.m. Monday at Geary Funeral Home, Fordsville, and after noon Tuesday at the church. Care has been entrusted to Geary Funeral Home, Fordsville. In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity for visitation and the funeral service will be limited and masks are required in accordance with state guidelines.
Messages of condolence may be made at www.gearycares.com.