Virden Lanar Keese
Virden Lanar Keese
  • March 28, 1927 - October 10, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Lanar Keese made his transition on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Houston Texas. He lived 90 good years, was mentally alert and well loved to the end.

Lanar was an active member of Fairhaven United Methodist Church, singing in the choir and several times President of the Men's Breakfast Group. He spent many years in sales for an insurance company, Revlon cosmetics, Gorman Cleaners and 17 years as Manager of the Cellar Door restaurant. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with an accounting degree, where he played 4 years of football on a full scholarship and was Phi Beta Kappa.

Lanar was preceded in death by his wife, brother, and a son. He is survived by a daughter, son and 2 great grandchildren all living out of state.

We honor a life that was, as we accept what is and know that life is good.

Family and friends gathered during a memorial service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017, in the sanctuary of Fair Haven United Methodist Church, 1330 Gessner in Houston, Texas. Reverend Robert "Bob" Luton officiated.