William Michael Keener, 59, of Smyrna died Monday.
He was a member of Lifepoint Church in Smyrna and retired from Metro Nashville Fire Department after 36 years of service.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Mattox Keener; children, William Keener and wife Rose, Paul Michael Keener and wife Jamie, Katie Keener, Stephanie Mattox Elliott and husband Eric, Shauna Mattox Rigsby, all of Smyrna; mother Mary Joe Austin and her husband Riley of McMinnville; brothers, Steve Keener and wife Lisa of Manchester; stepbrothers, Mark Austin and wife Karen of Smyrna, Mike Austin and wife Barbara of Manchester, Thomas Austin and wife Michelle of Florida, Jimmy Austin and wife Annette of Cookeville; stepsister Leah Seals and husband Randy of North Carolina; seven grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his father, William Monroe Keener.
A celebration of Mr. Keener’s life will be 7 p.m. today at Woodfin Chapel in Smyrna. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. today at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna, phone 615-459-3254, or website www.woodfinchapel.com.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 24, 2012