Robert D. Keown, 80, of Hawesville, died Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was the retired owner of Keown Timber and Excavating. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lucy Keown; his first wife, Della Keown; a brother, George “Hoppy” Keown; and a sister, Hazel and Herman “Hump” Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Opal Keown of Hawesville; a daughter, Linda (Mike) Stinnett of LaGrange; six sons, Dennis (Carrie) Keown of Reynolds Station, Danny (Leona) Keown of Horse Branch, Bryan (Tara) Cartwright, Darrin (Becky) Cartwright, Shawn (Tonya) Cartwright and Brandal (Dortha) Cartwright all of Hawesville; a brother, Charles (Wanda) Keown Jr. of Owensboro; a sister-in-law, Gladys Keown of Philpot; twenty-four grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at Geary Funeral Home with burial in Newton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 2:00-8:00 p.m. Monday and after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.