Franklin Lovell Keil, Jr. was born July 27, 1953 in Foley, AL to the late Franklin Lovell Keil, Sr., and Louise Casey Keil. He departed this life to abide with his heavenly father on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his home at the age of 64.
Franklin professed a hope in Christ when he joined Joy Tabernacle under the leadership of Pastor Janice Young. He was a faithful member until his health failed him.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Franklin Lovell Keil, III.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife, Elizabeth Keil; four children, Jermaine (Angela Snowden), Tammy (Karl) Gardner, Angela “The Baby” Keil and Marla Bishop; two brothers, Charles Keil and Donie Keil; three sisters, Gloria (Terrance) Wagner, Annie Keil, and Dorris Keil; sixteen grandchildrem; six great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and one special and devoted cousin, Terry Scott.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at Southside Missionary Baptist Church, 323 W. Michigan Ave., Foley AL, 36535. Interment will follow in Little Rock Church Cemetery, Foley AL.
DIGNIFIED AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENTRUSTED TO SMALL'S MORTUARY, INC., 8822 COUNTY ROAD 64, DAPHNE, AL 36526.