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Wayland C. Keesee, 80 Of South Hill Dies January 30

SOUTH HILL, Feb. 2 – Wayland Counts Keesee, 80, of South Hill, died Saturday, January 30, 2010 in Duke Regional Hospital. He retired as a Transmission Construction Supervisor for what is now Dominion Virginia Power after 40 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Jeanette Perkins Keesee; daughter, Patricia B. Trausneck of Charlotte, NC; five sons, Michael C. Keesee of Danville, Anthony E. Keesee of Winston-Salem, NC, J. Doug Keesee of Roanoke Rapids, NC, James Stuart Keesee of Mills River, NC, and Robert W. Keesee of South Hill; three sisters, Ann Campbell of Danville, Phyllis Hughes of Mechanicsville, and Faye Howard of Roxboro, NC; brother, Kenneth E. Keesee of Goldsboro, NC; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory with interment in Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery near Halifax at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour before the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148-0552, or to Duke Children's Hospital.

Online condolences may be made to

www.crowderhitecrews.com

Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory, South Hill, is serving the family.