Jon Patrick O’Keefe

Jon Patrick O’Keefe, age 51, of Buckhannon, WV, died Friday, August 18, 2023, at his home.

He was born August 18, 1972, in Marion, IL, a son of Steven Jon O’Keefe and wife Sunnie of Seminole, FL and Debra Lucille Sullivan King and husband Russell of West Frankfort, IL.

On November 30, 1998, he married Melissa “Missy” Howard O’Keefe, who survives. In addition to his parents and wife, he is survived by two daughters, Layken Downey of IN and Skylar O’Keefe of Buckhannon; one son, Joshua O’Keefe of Buckhannon; four grandchildren; two sisters, Jennifer Ryan O’Keefe of Buckhannon and Ashley King of IL; three brothers, Donnie Nourie of FL, Robbie Nourie of IL and Jeremy Nourie of OH and several nieces and nephews.

Jon was preceded in death by his stepmother, Dianna O’Keefe and a nephew, Layton Bailey.

Jon attended the New Life Tabernacle of Buckhannon. He was a six-time gold medalist at the Ozark Association Age Group Junior Olympic Swimming Championships. He helped his wife build her business, The Hair Gal, and is also the Co-Owner.

A memorial service will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at the New Life Tabernacle with Pastor Jeffrey Cochran officiating. In honoring Jon’s wishes, he will be cremated.

Online condolences may be made to the family at  Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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