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Mr. Daniel A. "Danny" Kebles, 72, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, Plains and Hamlin, West Virginia, entered into Eternal Life the evening of Wednesday, January 17th in the care of Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Bidwell, Ohio, where he recently resided.
Born May 25, 1945 in Wilkes-Barre, he was one of three sons to the late George and Mary (Kovalick) Kebles. Educated in the city schools, he was a member of the 1963 graduating class of the James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. Mr. Kebles furthered his education by attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the Marshall University of Huntington, West Virginia.
Prior to attending college, Mr. Kebles proudly served our country during the Viet Nam Conflict with the United States Air Force. His tours of duty included assignments in both Germany and Turkey.
Until his retirement, Danny worked as a lineman for cable television in West Virginia. Having an affinity for this work and the technology of the day, he previously owned the former Dantena TV Antenna Company of Wilkes-Barre, installing countless television antennas on homes throughout the Wyoming Valley.
After his relocation to West Virginia, he was also the owner and curator of the Mud River Museum in Hamlin, West Virginia for many years.
Mr. Kebles was preceded in death by his wife, Sevjan in 2016; by a brother, George and by a nephew, Dr. John P. Kebles Jr.
Left to mourn his passing are his daughter, Ms. Theresa Kebles of San Antonio, Texas; Sons, Michael and Daniel; Grandchildren, Priscilla and Leslie; Great-Grandchildren, Brooklyn and Avon; Brother, Mr. John P. and Mrs. Henrietta Kebles, Sr. of Shavertown; Sister-in-Law, Mrs. Judith Kebles of Brooksville, Florida; Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and dear friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Kebles will be conducted on Saturday, January 27 with a memorial funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, 226 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. The Reverend Fidel Ticona, parochial vicar, will serve as celebrant and homilist.
Inurnment with the Rite of Committal will follow in Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery of Saint Andre Bessette Parish, Dorchester Drive, Dallas.
Relatives and friends may join Danny's family for visitation and remembrances Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services directly at the church.
In lieu of floral tributes, Dan's family would be humbled if those contemplating a memorial contribution in his name, kindly consider a donation to Saint Conrad’s Scholarship Fund, 217 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
The John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc. of Wilkes-Barre are honored to care for Mr. Kebles and his family at this time.
Saint Conrad's Scholarship Fund
217 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre PA 18701