William G. Keel, 79, Sandusky, was called home on Monday, June 23, 2008, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky.
William served in World War II and then went to work for Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 42 JATC for over 40 years before retiring. He loved fishing, building and remodeling homes and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He will be sadly missed and cherished by his wife of 30 years, Alicia (England) Keel; daughters, Debbie (Joseph) Deleon, Dawne (England) Risner and Melissa (England) Trevino, all of Sandusky; sons, Robert (Juanita) Reinheart of Memphis, Tenn., Keith (Amy) England and Rick England Jr. of Sandusky; grandchildren, Letesha and Joseph Deleon, Ashley, Danny and Alexis England, Marcus Cobbs, Allan Trevino, T'Vaun Harvey, Franklin Guerrero, Antwoine Warren, Ashley, Kayla and Robert Reinheart Jr. and special grandson, Anthony (Samantha) England, whom he raised; and great-grandchildren, Tayvontay Henson, Marlasia Deleon, Izabella Englands and one expected in July.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sylvia; grandchild, Brooklyn England; and brothers, Floran 'Buddy' Keel and Harry Keel.
William was cremated by Toft Funeral Home, Sandusky, with a private gathering of family.
All donations are to be made to Stein Hospice, Sandusky, who made our loss both bearable and acceptable. We would like to thank all of the nurses there, especially Kelly Tobey.