Keegan's Story

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Keegan Von Roberts was born on Oct. 15, 1994, in Indianapolis, to Roger F. Roberts and Cecilia Shepard. He confessed Christ at an early age and was baptized at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, in Terre Haute, on March 20, 2005, under the pastorship of the late Rev. Henry Barnhill.
Later, his mother and family moved to Jacksonville, Florida, where he graduated from Englewood High School in the class of 2013.
Keegan met and married his high school sweetheart, Eliany Daiz, on Nov. 17, 2013, in Jacksonville, Florida. From this union two daughters were born, Y'naile Keevoni and Eleoni Keevon.
Keegan departed this life on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the age of 22 years and 10 months. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Eleoni Keevon; a special brother, Rob; great-grandparents, George and Myrtle (Session) Roberts; grandparents, George and Mary Shepard; and special uncles, Ernest and Hulet Session.
Keegan leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Eliany Daiz Roberts; father, Roger F. Roberts (Keala); mother, Cecilia Shepard; father and mother-in-law, Yoide and Elayne; brother, Douglass Ivy Sr.; sister, Jamie Walker; grandmother, Carolyn A. Session; aunts, uncle, and a host of cousins and friends.
A memorial service for Keegan Von Roberts and his daughter, Eleoni Keevon Roberts, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 2367 Seventh Ave., Terre Haute. Visitation at 5 p.m. and service at 6 p.m.
Published on August 23, 2017
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