Howard Franklin Keener, 56, of Lumberport passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at United Hospital Center. He was born September 9, 1963 in Wallace, a son of the late Wilco “Bud” Emerson Ganoe and Naomi Ruth Keener Bartlett.
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He is survived by his three sons, Shane Keener and his fiancé Desiree Hargis; Sean Keener and his companion Hailey Lipscomb; and Seth Keener, all of Clarksburg; his loving girlfriend, Pam Bailey and her children, Stephanie and Brian Bailey, all of Stonewood; his grandchildren, Dante Keener; Ashton Keener; Aaliyah Keener; McKenna Hargis; Nora Ray; Marlania Keener; Piper Keener; and another granddaughter on the way; his brothers and sisters, Jenny Hagan; Sandra Martin and her husband Richard; Sondra Audia and her husband Jim; Buddy Keener and his fiancé Judy Perry; and Becky Knight and her husband Chris, all of Lumberport; and Larry Ganoe and his wife Melissa of Doddridge County.
Howard loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going camping. He was a loving father and grandfather.
The family will receive friends at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Thursday from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Rev. Ross J. Higginbotham will officiate the service. Interment will follow at the Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery. Online condolences can be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Keener family.