David J. McKeen

David J. McKeen, retired owner of D.J. McKeen & Sons Fuel Oil, Inc., died Sunday August 29 in Naples, Florida. He was 73 years old.

Born in Boston, he was a graduate of Jamaica Plain High School. Mr. McKeen served in Germany for the US Army. He lived in Dorchester and moved to Milton in 1967. Mr. McKeen established D.J. McKeen & Sons Fuel Oil Inc. in 1978, retiring in 1998.

He and his wife of fifty years traveled throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico in their motor home. He particularly loved Alaska and traveled extensively throughout the state in 1976, 1995 and 2005.

Beloved husband of Gladys M. (Murphy) McKeen. Loving father of Patrick J. and his wife Michelle McKeen, Joseph D. and his wife Lisa McKeen, Michael F. and his wife Tracey McKeen, David W. McKeen and Matthew F. McKeen. Brother of Joseph L. McKeen, Francis S. McKeen, Paul McKeen and Mary Kelly. David is also survived by six grandchildren Connor, Madison, Justin, Molly, Luke and Delaney.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday September 8 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited.

Donations in David’s memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445.