Timothy A. Keesey, 60, who was a Washington area real estate agent for more than 25 years, died March 10 of cardiopulmonary arrest at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney. He had moved from Boyds to Laytonsville shortly before his death.

Timothy Alan Keesey was born in Washington and was a 1968 graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda. He supported himself through college, graduating from George Mason University in 1977.

He taught science and reading for one year at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in the District, then worked as an editor for the International Medical News Group in Rockville from1979 to 1988.

Mr. Keesey became a part-time real estate agent in 1985 before going full time in the late 1980s. He worked for several companies before joining a Bethesda branch of Long & Foster in 1996, where he worked until his death.

He won many local and national awards as a top salesman.

Mr. Keesey volunteered from 1989 to 1993 as a basketball coach with what is now the Olney Boys & Girls Community Sports Organization. He was also on the board of directors of the Washington Christian School in the late 1980s.

He attended Mother Seton Catholic Church in Germantown.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Kristine Oxaal Keesey of Laytonsville; two children, Timothy M. Keesey of Glendale, Calif., and Charlotte Keesey Hipolito of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a brother; and a granddaughter.

— Matt Schudel