Timothy T. Keagle Sr., 76, of West Kittanning, died Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Armstrong County Memorial Hospital. He was born March 15, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio to Todd G. Keagle and Mildred L. (Huntington) Keagle-Mechling, who married Charles H. Mechling and helped raise Tim after Todd Keagle died at a young age. He was retired from Penndot and also worked as a real estate appraiser, as well as previously serving as director of the Redevelopment Authority of Armstrong County. Tim was a veteran of U.S. Marine Corps., serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Kittanning where he previously had served on church council, including as President, as well as an Elder and two terms as Deacon. He also served as chairmen of Building and Church Property. Other memberships included the Kittanning American Legion, Elks BPOE #203, NRA, Junior Chamber International, Life member of the PA Jaycees where he was awarded his J.C.I. Senatorship in 1970- Senate #12215, Kittanning Masonic Lodge #805 F&A.M and Coudersport Consistory, and F.O.E. ARIE #1468. He was a life member of Marine Corps. League Westmoreland County Detachment and USS Marine Seagoing Association. He also served as a member of Armstrong Co. American Legion Honor Guard.
Tim was a former manager of the Tri-County baseball team. He was an avid golfer and fisherman. He also enjoyed hunting and boating. He enjoyed the Marine Corps. League and helping coordinate Toys for Tots in Armstrong County. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Left behind to cherish his memory includes his wife, Karen Keagle; daughters, Tammie L. (Ty) Carerun, of North Carolina, and Becky A. (Bruce) Baillie, of Ford City; sons, Todd Keagle Jr., of Kittanning, and David C. Keagle, of North Dakota; four grandchildren, Larry and Tim Padgett, and Maddie and Nate Baillie; four great-grandchildren; sister, Kathy Keagle, of Kittanning; brother, Thomas (Sharon) Mechling, of Kittanning; daughter, Christina (Michael) Dietrick, of Avonmore; sons, Jamison (Brenda) Colwell, of Kittanning and Jonathan (Rebecca) Colwell, of Kittanning; and their children, Felicia, Alexander, and Abygail Colwell. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mildred L. Keagle-Mechling, Todd G. Keagle, and Charles H. Mechling Sr.; and his siblings, James R. Mechling and Charles H. Mechling Jr.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 S. McKean St, Kittanning, with a Masonic Service being held at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home with an additional hour of visitation prior to the service. Pastor Nancy Flick-Dunmire will officiate. Burial with Full Military Honors will follow at Lawn Haven Burial Estates. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tim’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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