Terry Lee Keeney


    Terry Lee “Silver Dollar” Keeney of Gainesville, Missouri was born November 10, 1970 in Houston, Missouri to Garry Keeney and Linda Matchell and  passed away September 4, 2021 at the age of 50 years.


    His love for trucking began at a young age and was greatly influenced by his father. All he ever wanted to do was drive a truck like his dad. He was a devoted trucker and worked in the industry his entire life. Cattle hauling was his favorite. Known to many across the country his handle was Silver Dollar.
    Not only did he love driving trucks, but his hobby and passion was assembling and painting model trucks.
    Terry had a large collection of DVD’s and very much enjoyed sharing that love with others. In particular, Smokey and the Bandit was one of his all-time favorites.
    Terry was especially proud of his oldest son Airman Tanner Keeney for enlisting with the United States Air Force.
    He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Elsie Matchell and Bennett and Gladys Keeney; father, Garry Keeney; and mother, Linda West.
    He is survived by his children, Shelby (Michael) Cullen of Licking, Missouri, Amber (Nathan) Freeman of Licking, Missouri, Tanner Keeney of Springfield, Missouri, Kaleb Keeney of Springfield, Missouri, and Grace Keeney of Springfield, Missouri; siblings, Kim (John) Wulff of St. James, Missouri, Leslie (Steve) Labbee of Houston, Missouri, Christy (Aaron) Miller of Lynchburg, Missouri, Kenny Matchell of Springfield, Missouri, Tommy Matchell of Houston, Missouri and Angel Mackeben of Springfield, Missouri; step mother, Beverly Keeney of Houston, Missouri; grandchildren, Holly, Ellie, Preslea, Landon, Evlynn, Cody, Caden, Brently, Jaxon, and Noah; special cousin, Randy (Jeannie) Vestal of Licking, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Celebration of Life was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Fox Chapel in Licking, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Fox Funeral Home in Licking, Missouri.