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Donn A. "Joe" Keck

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Donn A. “Joe” Keck, 56, of Carlisle, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at home with his loving family by his side.  He was born on November 9, 1960 in Carlisle, and is a son of Donald Keck of Newville and the late Barbara A. “Sis” (Seiders) Keck.

Joe was a 1978 graduate of Big Spring High School in Newville.  He most recently worked for Shippensburg University and was formerly employed with Dickinson College and for many years with the former Kinney Shoe Corp. both of Carlisle.  Joe was a member of the Incarnation United Church of Christ in Newport.  He was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed golfing, riding his motorcycle and most of all his family.  Joe will be deeply missed by his many friends.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his devoted wife of 28 years, Janice Ann (Brutko) Keck, two sons; Matthew T. (wife, Alanna) Keck and Daniel J. Keck, two daughters; Jessica L. Keck and Lauren R. Keck, all of Carlisle, two brothers; Joel M. (wife, Cathy) Keck of Shippensburg and Chad J. Keck of Carlisle, two sisters; Paige L. Donovan and Kathy A. (husband, Don) Myers, both of Newville, two granddaughters; Mackenzie Adams and Makayla Vogt, one grandson, Brantley Kuhn and many nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by one brother-in-law, David Donovan and one nephew, Jamie Keck.

A viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Jan Custer officiating.  Burial will be in Hays Grove Cemetery in Hays Grove.  Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to his church, 47 N. 4th St, Newport, PA 17074.  www.Since1853.com


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I did not see you much but when I did we had some good laughs.  R.I.P. my friend!!
Denny Wyrick
Just wanted to say Joe will be really missed by ALL.
His friend and coworker.

Rick Stum
Our condolences to the Keck Family. We will always remember, the smiles, the laughter, and great hunting stories.
Bless you and Rest In Peace, friend.

Mark and Kelly Woods
So sorry for your lost...Joe will be missed..he was a good friend.

Ralph Theobold
My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time. May God walk beside you and help you with every step.
Tonya & Kevin Warren 
Joe was always kind to me. I enjoyed chatting with him back stage at the Luhrs Center.
If we ask God why terrible things happen in this life, He would probably answer that suffering allows us the opportunity to show love and kindness to our neighbors.

I know he'll be missed
Gary Harglerode

To Jan, children and grandchildren...so very sorry to hear this sad news! My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Rest in Peace Joe!

Chris (Hummel) Hooven
My condolences to the entire Keck family. Rest In Peace Joe. Thank you for all the good times and laughs!! You'll be missed!!

Scott Moyer

Dear Family, I send my sincere sympathy and love in the loss of Joe.  This is the 3rd 2nd cousin I've lost in the past few weeks.  Sure hope and pray God gives us all a break and a heart of peace and understanding.

Love, Shirley

Great man from a great family.

Brian Mountz

Sending heartfelt condolences to Jan and the Keck family.  Joe was one of the kindest people I knew and had a great sense of humor.  I always enjoyed our talks about music and our dogs.  He loved his family and the Lord deeply and will be missed by so many.  Fly high my friend.

Mark Bodenhorn

I knew Joe from working with him at Shippensburg University.  He was a great guy!
I'm so sorry to hear of his passing and send my condolences to his family.

Pam Kammerer

You will be missed by many  RIP


I'm sorry for your loss Jan and family. Joe was a great guy and a very good friend. You will be greatly missed! Til we meet again...

Dan Thomas

To Jan and family,
May your memories live forever and your hurt lessen as the days and years go by.  The one thing that sticks out the most is when I sat with Joe at Ronnie's funeral.  He held my hand as I wept during the services.  What a great man!!

Leona Sweger

I had the privilege to work with Joe at Ship and always enjoyed our interactions. He will be deeply missed.

Pete Gigliotti
Sending strength to you all. Know this, Ronnie loved this man, they are together having a laugh. And watching over all their loved ones. Fly with your buddy. . Stay brave dear ones. For Joe will forever live through your hearts. He was a special person to many. Blessed be
Tracy Zellner

Jan our prayers and sympathy's to you and the family.Only the good die young. I know Joe and Pappy Bob and playing a round of golf in heaven.

Todd & Bethany Nealy 

I am sorry to hear of the loss to the Keck Family.  Chad, Joel, Kathy, Paige, Jan, Don, and the entire family, I send my prayers and condolences that God will continue to comfort and provide healing to each of you in the days ahead... Sorry I could not be there with you all.

Henry "Hank" Williams

Our love and prayers go out to all his family and friends. He will be missed by all.

Jack and Connie Bouder

Jan, I just heard today that Joe passed away. I am so sorry. I know how difficult it is to lose your husband. It won't be easy but you will make it through. Remember that he will always be with you. Love, Joy

Joy Ott
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