Randal Lee Keefer

SALEM — Randal Lee Keefer, 68, of Salem, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown.

Born Dec. 11, 1949, in Salem, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Emma Jean (Fitzpatrick) Keefer Jr.

Mr. Keefer was a lifelong resident of the area and a 1967 graduate of Salem High School. He received an associate’s degree in mechanical engineering from Kent State University and designed one of the largest coal augers.

Survivors include his son, Keaton A. Keefer of Glenville, N.Y.; and his siblings, Steven (Mary Beth) Keefer of Sidney, and Karen Humphreys and Patrick Keefer, both of Salem.

No services will be held at this time. A private burial will be in Grandview Cemetery in Salem.

Arrangements were handled by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen and Sons Funeral and Cremation Services.