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Curtis Wayne Keelin Jr.


January 10, 2018

Curtis Wayne Keelin Jr. died Dec.31, 2017. He was a a resident of Rock Springs since 2000 and former resident of San Jose, Calif.  

He was born Dec. 23, 1967, in Denver, the son of Curtis Wayne Keelin and Estella Munez.

Keelin attended schools in San Jose, Calif., and Rock Springs.

He married Marjorie Kay McNalley in Rock Springs July 14, 2003.

Keelin was employed by John Bunning Transfer Company as a truck driver-rig mover for the past 11 years.  

His interests include fishing, hunting, taking drives, camping, spending time with kids, grandkids and great great grandkids, snow machining and taking the dogs for a run.

Survivors include his wife Kay Keelin, father Curtis W. Keelin and wife Pat of Rock Springs; his mother Estella Gonzales of San Jose, Calif .; one son, Kevin Mills; two daughters, Jenny Hargrove and husband Tim of Rock Springs and Tammy Tremelling-Mills and wife Casie Tremelling-Mills, also of Rock Springs; one brother, Carlos Keelin and wife Marcy of Rock Springs; two sisters, Katina Keelin of San Jose, Calif., and Connie Gonzales; nine grandchildren, Jon Garner and wife Aubrey, Kurt Garner and wife Jordan, Kennedy Koritnik and husband Zack, Nikki Robertson and parter Lander Olson, Cassidy Young, Collin Hargrove, Hayden Mills, Payton Hargrove, Brianna Robertson and partner Mike Mendoza, Kelsey Persinger and Jaydon Persinger; five great-grandchildren, Zaiden Garner, Lynzee Garner, Addyson Koritnik, Camden Garner, Rylee Koritnik; one aunt, Carol Gibbons; eight nieces and nephews, Caitlyn Celeste, A.J. Keelin, Ashton Keelin, Andrew Keelin, Mariah Gonzales, DeNeen Gonzales, Cherish Keelin and all his special friends and family.

Keelin was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; paternal grandparents; stepfather Eddie Gonzales; three uncles, Don Keelin, Richard Keelin, Kenny Keelin and one uncle-in-law, Cliff Gibbons. 

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be conducted at 11a.m., Jan. 13, at First Congregational Church, UCC, 1275 Adams Ave., Rock Springs.

Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church.

The family respectfully requests friends and family come in jeans as that is what Keelin would have wanted.

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