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Ronnie McKeel

August 25, 1950 — February 16, 2021

Ronnie Eugene McKeel, 70, of Greenville, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Funeral, Saturday, 11:00 AM at Wilson Memorial Service. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.

Ronnie was born on August 25, 1950 in Wilson County. He was a graduate of Pitt Community College. He spent his career as an electrician, and at one point, owned his own company, R.E. McKeel Electric. Prior to retirement, he worked as an instructor at Pitt Community College sharing his knowledge with future electricians. He spent the past seven years with his faithful furry companion, China.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Marie Batchelor McKeel, and his brother, Tommy McKeel.

Ronnie is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Schlienz (David) of Greenville; son, Matthew McKeel (Amie) of PA; son, Zachary Gibson (Jennifer) of NC; daughter, Sarah App (Alex) of VA; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Joey McKeel of FL and Gene McKeel of NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the charity of one’s choice.

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