Mark D. Keen, 67, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:56 A.M. July 3, 2018 at Cossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born October 26, 1950 in Jefferson County, Illinois to Woodrow Raymond Keen and Mayme Lampp.
Mark is survived by his daughter, Nia Keen of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Fiancé Jeremy Kisner of Bardstown, Kentucky; son, Justin Jackson and wife Cassie of Atlanta, Georgia; 3 grandchildren, Carson McKinnis, Eli Cannon, and Juniper “Junie” Jackson; sister-in-law, Linda Keen of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Mark D. Keen was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Keen; and sister, Dixie Keen Funkhouser.
Mark enjoyed buying and selling cars. He loved showing horses, trading and boarding. Mark was also a long time member of the King City Saddle Club. He worked as a meat inspector for the State of Illinois. Mark will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.