Earl Kehoe, Jr.
Earl Kehoe, Jr, age 87, of Water Valley, MS died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS. Earl was born March 3, 1930 in Batesville, MS to Curtis David Kehoe and Clyde Estelle Hollinger Kehoe. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Earl was a carpenter and was employed by US Steel. He enjoyed fishing in his boat and watching TV. Earl was a member of Campground Baptist Church.
Visitation is planned for Friday, December 1, 2017 at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley, MS from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 P.M. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Jerry Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Delay Road Baptist Church Cemetery with Matthew Kehoe, Jake Ward, Braydon Craven, Shane Craven, Cameron Parson, and Mike Craven serving as pallbearers.
Earl is survived by his wife, Ruby Miles Kehoe of Water Valley, MS; four daughters, Betty Sue Cox of Georgetown, SC, Shirley Ann Watts of Gore Springs, MS, Dorothy Fay Denham of Water Valley, MS, and Mary Katherine (Richard) Bolaus of Water Valley, MS; one son, David Earl Kehoe of Water Valley, MS; two brothers, Ben Horan and Dewitt Kehoe, both of Water Valley, MS; eleven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
In addition to his parents, Earl was preceded in death by five sisters, Betty Dee Melton, Hattie Mae Mathis, Mary Elizabeth Dunn, Wilma Sarton, and Frances Vaughn; and three brothers, George Kehoe, James Curtis Kehoe, and Jack Curtis Kehoe.