Charles Ernest Keener

Charles Ernest Keener age 55 a resident of Willow Crescent Dr. Fairfax, VA passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Inova Fairfax Hospital.  He was born May 21, 1962 in Barbour Co. to the late Frank V. Keener and LaRue (Neal) Keener who survives.  Also surviving-


Companion, Linda Smith of Fairfax, VA


Two sons, Justin Wade Black of Buckhannon

Charles Eric Keener of Morgantown


Three sisters, Marie Nuzum and husband Charles of Philippi

Betty Miller and husband Paul of Valley Furnace

Bobbie Jo “Lady” Sturm of Philippi


Two brothers, Frank Keener and companion Jamie Burner

Mark “Tony” Keener both of Philippi


Three grandchildren- Chloe Nicole Black, Kaylee Sage Black and Justin Wade Black, II. 


He was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Leonard Sturm


Mr. Keener worked as a maintenance supervisor for Dreyfuss Management for 25 years. 

He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Fairfax Co. he also enjoyed spending time with his family.



Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Monday, January 8, from 2-8 pm and on Tuesday January 9, from 8 am- 2 pm the service hour with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.