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Dennis Keel

27th Jul 1931 — 27th Oct 2023
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Of Burbage, formerly of Coventry

Passed away in the comfort of his own home, surrounded by his loving family on 27th October aged 92 years.

Devoted Husband to Betty, adored Dad to Marion, Barbara, Karen and Sonya, Father in law to Tim, Roy, Graham and Terry and proud Grandad and Great-Grandad.

Dennis's Funeral Service to take place at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Tuesday 21st November at 12.00noon.

Family flowers only please, Kind donations may be made in memory of Dennis, payable to "RSPCA" and may be placed in the donation box at the crematorium, sent c/o G.Seller or online using the "Donate" button to the right.

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Funeral Service

Tuesday 21st November 2023

South Leicestershire Memorial Park and Crematorium
(Countesthorpe Crematorium)
Foston Road,
Leics. LE8 5QP

Messages Of Condolence

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For the bestest Grandad/Pops anyone could ask for
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Miss you Dad xx
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Bless you Dennis such a lovely lovely man.
Hilary Sherwin
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For my old Pal xxx
Grandad; my heart is broken but when I think of all the wonderful times we spent together, I can’t help but smile. So many happy memories. Some of the best times of my childhood were spent going fishing with you. There usually weren't a lot of fish but there were always plenty of laughs.
Every time we saw each other, you made me laugh, you were genuinely one of the funniest and wittiest people I’ve ever known and I loved going round to your house, learning about the past and putting the world to rights with you.
Thank you for being an inspiration and a rock of support all throughout my life, but most of all, thanks for being my mate xxx
Dad, our hearts are broken. We love and respect you so much as a Dad, Grandad and Great-Grandad. You were always there to give us support and guidance. You will be so sorely missed, especially your sense of humour. You were so very proud of our achievements in life. We were very proud of you and your determination to make a better life for yourself, Mum and your four daughters.
Rest in peace, Dad. You will never be forgotten.XX
Marion, Tim, Mark, Layla, Rory, Emily, Chris and Louie.
Dennis, you were a true true gentleman. You were always dressed your best, kind, caring and had the wittiest sense of humour. Kai and Demi loved their Pops and you will be missed very much. We will carry many fond memories with us. Xxx
Grandad, you created a special family, full of kindness and love. You were our rock, the one we would all turn to for help, guidance and advice. You were the heartbeat of our family and we now carry your heartbeat on in all of us. Thank you Grandad, for being an incredible source of love, guidance and inspiration in my life and many others. I love you and I miss you xx
Mike Norton
I first met Dennis, or Mr Keel as I called him, when Marion and I were students and he’s been a presence in my life since then. On my frequent visits to stay with Marion he always called round to say hello with a cheery smile and a cheeky joke. He was lovely to Jack, rocking him on his hip when he was a baby and always giving him a £1 coin when we visited. He welcomed me into the family and to many family occasions over the years. That was the essence of Dennis - a family man through and through. He will be missed, but always remembered.
Christine Newton
I love you so much Grandad, we are all missing you so much. You are and always will be the head of our beautiful family. I am so grateful for everything you have done for me, Joe and Poppy, a huge piece of my heart has been taken with you. I love you always. Sleep tight until we meet again Grandad xxxxxx
Laura Norton
Dennis was simply one of the friendliest, funniest and most kind-hearted people I’ve had the privilege to meet. All my love to his wonderful family who must miss him every day and who he loved so much xxx
Miss you so much dad the days are not the same without you . In my heart forever until we meet again dad sleep tight .Love you more than words can say 💔😥❤️from Karen your ever loving daughter and Graham who couldn’t of wished for a better father on law . Xx
Karen Norton
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