Memorial for William R McKeen
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William R. “Bill” McKeen, 78, of Rogers, Arkansas passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 21, 2020 after a hard fought four year battle with vascular dementia. Bill was born December 28, 1941 in Austin, Texas to R.D. McKeen and Lucie Emma Davis McKeen. He was married for 53 years to Annette Marie Daglio McKeen, his caregiver to the end. His blood ran maroon, getting his undergraduate Engineering degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in 1963, then returning for his Masters, completed in 1971. He lived most of his working life in the Jersey Village area northwest of Houston, Texas, working with Chicago Bridge & Iron, American Pole, Intertek, and other engineering firms. Bill’s last eight years were spent in Northwest Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother Rodney. Along with his wife Annette, he is survived by brothers Gordon and Tom, daughters Kathie Wall, Sandee Wichkoski, and Kim Ratcliff, nieces and nephews, as well as four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. No services are planned to ensure the safety of all due to Covid. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.