Tony Allen Keen, 43 - Gilmer County

Tony Allen Keen age 43 of Upper Horn Creek Road, Gilmer County, West Virginia departed this life suddenly Wednesday afternoon December 10, 2014.

Born February 17, 1971, in Clay County, West Virginia, son of Shirley Reger, who lives in Clay County and the late Stanley Keen.

Tony worked in the oil fields as a laborer. He enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and spending time with his grandkids. He liked to work on vehicles, playing video games, singing, and playing the guitar.

On August 17, 2008, he was united in marriage to Norma Shaffer Keen, who survives at their Horn Creek home.

Surviving are 2 step-children, Caryl McPherson of Sutton WV; and Sherman Lee McPherson of Huttonsville WV; 5 brothers, Johnny, Ronnie, Stephen, Stanley and Bill Keen; 1 sister, Ruth Windam; and 1 step-brother, Sammy Snyder.

There are also 8 grandchildren surviving, Jacob McPherson, Shaniea McPherson, and Hunter McPherson of Sutton WV; Shane Lee McPherson Michael McPherson, and Joshua King of Mt. Nebo WV; Valarie Salisbury of Birch River WV; and Austin McKinney of Flatwoods WV.

Along with his father, Tony was preceded in death by 1 step son, Fred S. McPherson Jr.; 1 brother, William Keen; and 1 step-brother, Ralph Snyder.

At the request of Tony, his remains will be cremated and the family will have graveside services at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV, 26351 to help cover funeral expenses.