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Christopher Jay Keane

December 8, 1988 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 32)

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 Funeral Services for Christopher Jay Keane, 32, of Waynesboro, MS, will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS, with Rev. Jason Sehon officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home.

 Following the Funeral Service, interment will take place at Winchester United Methodist Church Cemetery.

 Born on Thursday, December 8, 1988 in San Angelo, TX, to Paul and Doris Keane, he was a Veteran, serving two tours of duty in Iraq while in the Mississippi Army National Guard. He was about to enter his 13th year of service in the Guard when he died. A 2007 graduate of Wayne County High School, he was a starter on the 2006 War Eagle football team that went undefeated and won the Class 4A State Championship.

 He died on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at his residence.

 He is survived by his parents, Paul and Doris Keane of Waynesboro; his sister and Brother-In-Law, Kelly and Will Taylor of Progress; his brother and his fiancé, Steven Keane and Madison McReynolds of Hattiesburg; his maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Addison of Strafford, MO; his paternal grandmother, Melissa Keane of Dallas, TX; his paternal grandfather and spouse, Joseph F. Keane, Jr. and Carol Keane of Kansas City, MO; his nephews, William Lawrence Taylor, III, and Henry Louis Taylor, both of Progress; his niece, Loralei Katherine Taylor of Progress; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends who were family to Chris.

 He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Martin J. Addison.

 In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials in his honor be made to the Wayne County High School Football Booster Club, c/o Wayne County High School, 1325 Azalea Drive, Waynesboro, MS; or to the United Service Organization (

 Pallbearers will be members of his Military Unit, the 114th Field Artillery.

 An online guestbook can be signed here at

 Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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November 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Waynesboro Chapel
P. O. Box 387 1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Funeral Service
November 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Freeman Funeral Home Waynesboro Chapel
P. O. Box 387 1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Interment following funeral service
November 11, 2021

Winchester Cemetery
Old Hwy 45 Winchester Road
Waynesboro, MS 39367

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