Kenneth E. Keeney, 79, of Phoenix, NY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Seneca Hill Manor, Oswego, NY. He was born on November 25, 1939 in Osceola, NY a son of Roy Edwin & Nina Gridley Keeney. Kenneth graduated from Camden High School class of 1957 and received his accounting degree from Powelson Business Institute in Syracuse. He served with the United States Army from 1963 to 1964. Ken owned and operated Ken’s Auto in Phoenix, NY and valued the business and personal interactions and relationships made while running his own auto and boat dealership. He enjoyed living at his “camp” on the river and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt.
Kenneth is survived by two sons, Andrew C. Keeney and Brian K. Keeney both of Jacksonville, FL; longtime companion, Charlotte Livingston, Phoenix, NY; one sister, Doris I. Lyons, Gulfport, MS; one brother, Walter Keeney, Blossvale, NY; five grandchildren, Emily Keeney, Kathryn Keeney, Jacob Keeney, Michael Keeney and Nichole Collier; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Kenneth was predeceased by one older brother, James Keeney, and his former wife, Jean N. Keeney.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Camden, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main Street, Camden, NY. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to your charity of choice. You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.larobardierefuneralhome.com.