Keown, James David, Sr.

Posted: Thu 1:14 PM, Feb 21, 2013
Funeral Home: J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, Broadway chapel
James David Keown Sr., 69, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Bowling Green.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Daisy Walker Keown; a brother, Bill Keown, and his wife, Linda, of Glasgow; five children, a son, James David Keown Jr. and his wife, Lesa, a daughter, Deborah Derosier, and her husband, Paul, and a son, Daniel Keown, and his wife, Paula, all of Bowling Green, a son, Robert Keown, and his wife, Melissa, of Franklin, and a daughter, Donna Keown, and her fiance, Josh Melton, of Cabot, Ark.; 12 grandchildren, Sherri Myers, Kristin Richmond, Amanda Derosier, Chelsea Derosier, Brandon Derosier, Anthony Keown, Jon Phillips, Robert Dale Keown Jr., Rachel Keown, Nathaniel Keown, Jennifer Keown and Stephanie Boles; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by grandson, Joshua Derosier.

He was a farmer, master craftsman and avid musician.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no funeral service. The family will have a private gathering at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted into the care of J.C. Kirby and Son Broadway Chapel. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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