We are so very sorry to announce today that Jerry Keene has passed away.
Here is a letter from the Keene family. Please join us in sending our condolences to Pat and family, he will be sorely missed.
Dear Friends, Family and Valued Customers.
It is with deep regret and sorrow, that we inform you that Jerry Keene has passed away due to congestive heart failure.
On Friday morning, July 14th. He was preparing for work as usual when he experience a shortness of breath and all of a sudden, had a heart attack. His wife, and daughter tried to revive him but, he was already peacefully gone.
He did not suffer and he did not have pain. Jerry was at home doing his normal routine and passed the best way possible.
Jerry Keene was a great man, husband and father. He enriched every person he touched and was very well respected by all.
Jerry worked with his two sons Mark and Patrick every day and adored being part of their lives. Being with them each day at the company was one of his greatest joys in life.
Jerry Keene was a wonderful man and touched everybody with his kindness. His last days, he was feeling great and was excited about building a new home to make his life easier for him and his wife, Che’ and daughter, Mell, who took great care of him. It goes without saying that he will be deeply missed by his entire family, vast number of beloved friends, as will the thousands he had touched throughout his life.
He is and will always be, “The great innovator of the Modern Day Gold Rush”. We will all miss you very much.
The Keene Family