Obit: Sherman Keck

Obit: Sherman Keck

August 4th, 2016 in Obituaries
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Sherman Dale Keck, 84, passed away at his Soddy Daisy home on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. A native of Claiborne County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Asher and Susie Mae Cole Keck. Mr. Keck served as a radio operator in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Upon his honorable discharge he moved to the Chattanooga area, making his home here ever since. He enjoyed a longtime career as a PBX Technician with AT&T and was active in the AT&T Retirement Group. Following his retirement he founded the security company, Stop-A-Thief, Inc. He was a former member of the Masonic Lodge. His later years were spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Polly Keck, of Soddy Daisy; daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and Alan Arp, of Johnson City, Tenn.; Patricia Moody, of Huntsville, Ala., and Tony Moody, of Hixson; brother, Thomas Dane Keck, of Crossville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Cole (Sarah) Moody, of Huntsville, Alabama, Amber Moody of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee and Lauren Arp, of Johnson City, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Will and Anneliese Moody, of Huntsville, Ala.; and nephew, Timothy Dane Keck, of Crossville, Tenn. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. CDT, on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Crossville, Tenn. The family will receive friends for visitation on today, from 5 to 7 p.m., EDT, at Hamilton Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions are made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike. 423-531-3975