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Paul R. Keeping, Sr.

February 7, 1933 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 86)

Paul Russell Keeping, Sr., 86, of Wells, ME, went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2019

He was born February 7, 1933 in Greenfield, MA, son of Paul Revere Keeping and Doris V. (McCauley) Keeping.  He graduated from Williamstown High School then attended Springfield College before serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.  For many years, Paul was the smiling face at the toll both, retiring from the Maine Turnpike Authority in 2004.

He  will be remembered for his kind and gentle soul and be greatly missed.

Paul was pre-deceased by his parents, his wife of 49 years, Sandra (Gray) Keeping and his sister, Adelle (Keeping) Duncan.  Surviving are 2 sons, Paul R. Keeping, Jr. and his wife Cindy, Kurt A. Keeping and his wife Sherry; daughter Cindy (Keeping) Williams; brother Kenny Keeping and his wife Lola; sister, Diane (Keeping) Foss and her husband Lester; 7 grandchildren, Clint, Katie and Jake Williams, Christopher Keeping, Kayla Keeping Bajpai, Autumn Welsh Newell and Aaron Welsh.

Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11th at 10AM in Oceanview Cemetery, Route 1, Wells,ME.   Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME.  Condolences may be expressed at

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