Ricky Keever

August 11, 1957 ~ November 14, 2020 (age 63)


Canton – Lester Ricky Keever, 63, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at John F. Keever Solace Center.

Ricky was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and a son of the late James and Jean Allen Keever.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Keever.  Ricky was a graduate of Pisgah High School and a former employee of Haynes Construction.

He is survived by a sister, Nancy Pressley and husband, Tex, of Canton; one brother, Tom Keever and wife, Karen, of Black Mountain; and three nieces, Jennifer Pressley Johnson of Lenoir, Allie Hustead and husband, Jay, of Fairview and Leslie Vigil and husband, Pete, of Seattle, Washington.

A special thank you to all of Ricky’s many friends and acquaintances

At Ricky’s request, no formal services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Community Kitchen, P.O. Box 513, Canton, NC  28716.

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