Craig Keeley, formerly of Lindsay, Calif., passed away on May 11, 2012 in Colorado after a lengthy battle with Type 1 diabetes. He was 61 years old.
Craig was Russell and Bettye Keeley’s third child. He was born on Sept. 21, 1950 in Lindsay, Calif. He graduated from Lindsay High School in 1969 where he excelled in football and baseball. He continued his studies at COS where he also played football and then attended Cuesta College and Cal Poly.
He married the former Connie Kissick in 1974 and they had two children, Katrina Anne and Craig Duncan.
Craig worked for Lindmore Irrigation until he and his family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1995. He worked for Wells Fargo in Denver and as the maintenance supervisor at the Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club in Fort Carson, Colo.
Craig truly enjoyed his family and had a vast array of friends. He was an avid fisherman and thoroughly enjoyed gold panning in northern California and Colorado.
Craig is survived by his wife Connie; daughter Katrina Anne; son Craig Duncan; grandchildren Kylie, Josh and Jack; father Russell Keeley; brothers Russell Keeley Jr. and Robert Keeley; sister Kerry Kate; and aunt Judith Keeley Bramer.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Porterville Eagles Lodge.