Mr. Julian Douglas Keebler, age 72, Limestone, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Keebler was preceded in death by his parents, Julian & Elizabeth Durman Keebler; and an infant brother, Norman Keebler; cousins, Jimmy Sheets, Mary Lucy Keebler and Kathryn William; two uncles, Joe Keebler and Gene Sheets.
He was a member of Limestone United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Jenny Snapp Keebler, Limestone; cousins, Carolyn Brendel, Tampa, FL, and Dean Massengil, Morristown; aunt, Helen Keebler, Mobile, AL, Louise Sheets, Homosassa, FL; cousins, Eleanor Clark and U.S. Keebler III, both of Limestone; sisters and brothers-in-law, S.G. & Rena Hensley, Rhea & Mildred Snapp; several nephews and nieces; and personal nurse, Tammy Shaw, whom he loved dearly. She saved his life once, may God bless her.
Doug was a dairy farmer as long as his health permitted. He loved his animals and could walk up to any of them and pet them. He had a love for all animals such as ground hogs, raccoons, possums, cats and any other animal.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Steven Spell officiating.
The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Interment services will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Church, Ronald Dykes, Fain Presley, Gippy Martin, Ronnie Snapp, Tim Humphrey and Seif Morton.
Condolences may be sent to the Keebler family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 423-753-3821