George McKeown, a lifetime farmer in the Edwards area, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, at the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Sat., Sept. 1, 2012. He was 83 years old.
He was the son of the late Ford and Annie (nee Armstrong). He is survived by his brothers, Gibson (the late Helen), Albert (Phyllis), and Gordon (Irene), and by his sister, Marjorie. He was predeceased by his brother, William (the late Muriel) and sisters, Myrtle (the late Howard Patterson), and Lillian. George will be remembered fondly by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, friends, and acquaintances.
He enjoyed his many friends at weekly euchre parties, coffee times together, and breakfast clubs.
Family and friends gathered at the Daley Family Funeral Home in Metcalfe on Thurs., Sept. 6 from 12 until 2 pm to celebrate George’s life. A funeral service was held at 2 pm with Rev. Isabel Black officiating, followed by inurnment at Springhill Cemetery. The pallbearers were Norman Alexander, George James, Willis McKeown, and Roy McKeown.
In memoriam donations made to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.