67-year-old Fairfield resident, John M. Keoughan, Sr. died at 3:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mount Vernon, IL. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a dog handler. He owned the Keoughan Newsstand, Keoughan Well Service, and was a Volunteer Fairfield Firefighter.
Survivors include a daughter, Jakara Keoughan of Flora; a son, John “Marty” Keoughan, Jr. of Fairfield; a sister, Jacuqelyn “Jackie” Furrer of Wilmington, DE; a brother, Joe Keoughan of California and 5 grandchildren.
Services for John M. Keoughan, Sr. will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Fairfield with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery Veterans Section with full military honors.
Visitation will be from 6 – 8 Sunday evening, Oct. 6 at the Johnson & Vaughn Funeral Home in Fairfield.