Arthur R. "Art" "Butch" Keel, Sr., age 76, of Toledo, passed away on Thursday morning, June 13, 2019 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. He was born on April 13, 1943 to Albert L. Keel and Frances R. (Swacke) Rains. Art was a graduate of Sylvania Northview High School and retired from GM PowerTrain after 30 plus years of service as a case inspector. Art was an avid bowler, he bowled in multiple leagues in the Toledo area and he enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren bowl. When he wasn't working he loved to fish, play cards and enjoyed many trips to Las Vegas with his loving wife, Loverda.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Wendy Miller, Rob (Kathy) Keel, Todd Keel and Allan (Tina) Keel; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Barbara Liss, Charlotte Sommers and William Rains and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 23 years, Loverda (Soldwisch) Keel and brother, Duane "Sonny" Keel.
The family will receive guests on Monday, June 17, 2019 from 2-7:00 p.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel, 4150 W. Laskey Rd. (419-473-0300) with his Funeral Service starting at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to ProMedica Hospice or charity of donors choice.
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