Kevin Keener, 63, of Coventry, RI, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at home. Born in Warwick, RI, on June 27, 1959, he was the son of the late Richard Sr. and Dorothy (Hopkins) Keener.
Kevin was the owner and operator of KDA Fitness, West Warwick, RI, for eleven years pursuing his dream of owning his own business in the health and wellness industry. Prior to that he was an IT auditor in financial banking. Kevin was a proud US Navy veteran who served during peacetime.
When he was not working, Kevin had a plethora of hobbies and interests. Anyone that knew him knew how much he loved motorcycles. He was a proud member of HOG (Harley Owners Group), Elks Motorcycle Club, and he toured the country numerous times on two wheels. He also loved riding bicycles, was committed to his vegan lifestyle, animal rights, and health and wellness overall.
Kevin is survived by his former wife Susan Uvanni and their three children; Pamela Keener, Julie Rivers, and Andrew Keener, and his four siblings; Richard Keener Jr., Linda DePalma, Sandra Smith and Joyce Breton along with many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 28, 2022, at 11:00 am in the Groton-Menard Funeral Home, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI. Calling hours will be held prior from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Burial with US Military Honors will be in the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, RI.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to K9s For Warriors or Elks Motorcycle Club for Veterans, Elk Riders 2285, 42 Nooseneck Hill Rd., Coventry, RI 02816.
For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com