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Schuylkill County Obituaries

William Keely, 66 – Business Owner

William Keely, 66, of Pottsville, passed away on Thursday at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late William and Lois Kishbaugh Gradwell. Raised by his adoptive parents, William and May Gradwell Keely, he was a 1972 graduate of Pottsville High School. An auto and diesel mechanic, he owned and operated the former Gradwell Garage, Pottsville.

William is survived by his wife of 42 years, the former Donna Cain; three children, Tara Himmelberger, Sabrina Kelly and Jarrod Keely (spouse, Skye), all of Pottsville; five grandchildren, Cheyenne, Callie and O’Ryan Himmelberger, Harley and Harmony Keely; two great-grandchildren, William Himmelberger and Damin Kline. He is also survived by three siblings, Ronald Gradwell, Jacksonville, Florida, Helen Henson and Dawn Logan, both of Dundalk, Maryland; nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are incomplete. Please check this page frequently for updates.

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