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Welcome to the memorial page for

Wade McKinney Keener

April 13, 1936 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 81)

The Piano Brothers

Wade M. Keener passed away peacefully in Alexandria, VA on January 3, 2018 at the age of 81.

Wade is survived by his four children, sons‑in‑law, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

Wade was born and raised in Franklin, North Carolina.  He was a master carpenter and retired from Fairfax County Public Schools after a long career as a senior building inspector.  Wade was smart, hardworking, a great story teller, faithful, and opinionated man with a wonderful sense of humor and mischievous smile.  He loved the mountains, to fish, watch westerns and baseball, eat cake and ice cream and loved the time he spent with family and friends.

Wade is going home to Franklin. His funeral is scheduled for 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church, Franklin, NC. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A reception will follow at the church. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00 am ‑ 12:00 noon prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for contributions to Compassus Hospice Care 14900 Conference Center Dr. Suite 170 Chantilly, VA  20151.

Online condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com. Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Keener family.

Visitation
Saturday
January 20, 2018

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church
1999 Clarks Chapel Road
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 20, 2018

12:00 PM
Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church
1999 Clarks Chapel Road
Franklin, NC 28734


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