Eric Arthur Kealey, 34, of Austin, TX, died January 11, 2023 at his residence.
He was born May 12, 1988 in Round Rock, TX to Clifford and Jeannine Zook Kealey.
A 2006 graduate of McNeil High School in Austin, he had attended Tarleton State University followed by attending Austin Community College. Eric was employed in online marketing.
Eric loved playing and coaching lacrosse. He was a huge football fan and the Dallas Cowboys were his favorite.
Surviving are his parents, Clifford and Jeannine Kealey of Ottumwa; brothers, Benjamin Kealey and Logan Kealey both of Ottumwa; grandmothers, Violet Zook of Ottumwa and Pauline Kealey of Redondo Beach, CA; aunts and uncles, Kim (Darvin) Dykes, Justin (Robyn) Zook, Dustin Zook, Rustin (Judee) Zook and Tresa Weaver.
Eric was preceded in death by grandfathers, Larry Zook and Arthur Kealey.
Visitation will be open from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 22nd at Reece Funeral Home. The family will be present to greet friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 23, at Reece Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Hornback officiating. The service will be livestreamed on the Reece Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be in McCormick Cemetery near Highland Center.
Memorials may be made to the family to be designated to a charity at a later date.