August 1, 1963 ~ September 7, 2008
LINDEN Eddy Eugene Keesee, 45, of Linden, passed away Sunday, September 7, 2008 in an Atlanta, Texas hospital. He was born August 1, 1963 in Marshall, Texas to Billy Joe and Patricia Ryan Keesee. He was graduated from Linden-Kildare High School in 1981 and attended Tyler Junior College where he served as a cadet on the campus police force. He was graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler with a degree in Criminal Justice in 1984. He worked for 22 years in law enforcement, serving as a state trooper, a helicopter pilot and investigator for the Texas Department of Public Safety. In recent years he was self-employed. Survivors included his mother, Patricia Keesee of Linden; a brother, Todd Keesee of Austin; a sister, Kim Peel of Linden; three nieces, Keri Brock of Pharr; Brooke Price of Charleston, South Carolina; and Kelsey Peel of Linden; a nephew, Kade Keesee of Austin and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father. Services will be at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, September 11, 2008 at First Baptist Church in Linden, with Bro. Jackie Stanfield officiating. Burial will be in the Linden Cemetery. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 179, Linden, TX 75563 or the Linden Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 863, Linden, TX 75563.