Keef, Kenneth Delano

U.S. Air Force Veteran Retired From Combustion Engineering After 30 Years

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Kenneth Keef
Kenneth Keef

Kenneth Delano Keef, 87, of Red Bank, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021.

Ken was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee where he attended Chattanooga Central High School before joining the United States Air Force in 1952. Upon leaving the Air Force, he began working at Combustion Engineering as a boilermaker and retired after 30 years of service. Throughout his life, he enjoyed many hobbies including weight lifting, fishing, bowling, gardening, playing checkers, coaching baseball, watching his grandchildren play baseball and softball, and watching the Tennessee Vols and Atlanta Braves.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Keef, and mother, Ruth Good Keef; one brother and four sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Condra Burris; son Shawn (Julie); and grandchildren, Misty Dent, Brayden Keef, and Addison Keef; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor James Buttram, Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the chapel service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 332047, Nashville, Tn. 37203.

Please visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share your memories of Ken.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home, 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, 423 531-3975.


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