Memorial services for Leo Edward O’Keefe, Jr., 72, Lecompton, KS will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Leo passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at his home.
Leo was born May 15, 1945 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Leo O’Keefe, Sr. and Lillian (Shrimplin) O’Keefe.
Leo served his country in the United States Army, stationed in Alaska during the Vietnam War.
He worked machine maintenance in the tool room at Berry Plastics formerly, Packer Plastics. He married Cathy (Phillips) O’Keefe September 3, 1971 in Lawrence. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his son, Kyle O’Keefe and fiancé, Rachel Baumbach; one granddaughter, Alexis O’Keefe; three sisters, Rhonda Davenport, Ginny and husband, Richard Hedges, Karen O’Keefe, all of Lawrence; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends from 1 – 3 p.m. prior to the service on Friday at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to a charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.