Alfred LeRoy Keese, 75, of Hot Springs Village, born June 2, 1940, passed away on April 21, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Alice Keese; sister, Lola Kauffman of Concord, North Carolina, and son, Christopher Matthew Monson. Alfred proudly served in the United States Air Force. He loved waterskiing, fishing, and boating with the grandchildren. He also had a love of family history research and traveling with his wife. Alfred was associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and served with his wife as a local missionary for three years just prior to his death.
Alfred is survived by his wife, Carolyn Stephenson Keese; children, Cherie Marie Rougtenberg (Mike) of Washington State, Cartlund Monson (Monica) of Mercer Island, Washington, Carlton Monson of Kirkland Washington, Carolyn Hiatt (Roger) of Little Rock Arkansas, and Camille Jenson (Will) of Salt Lake City, Utah; twelve grandchildren, and brother, James Keese (Betty) of Wintersett, Des Moines, Iowa.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10am at the Stake Center for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 13901 Quail Run Drive, Little Rock Arkansas.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400