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BRO. LEROY EDWARD "ROY" KEITH

 

LeRoy Edward "Roy" Keith, 91, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in El Cajon, CA.

Raised in Laconia, IN, LeRoy was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany and a life member of the Robinson Masonic Lodge #266 in Louisville. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator with the Operators #181 Engineers' Union.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys S. (Buse) Keith; and daughters, Carolyn Zimmerman (Robert), Joyce Hoke (Robert), Maxine Schweitzer (Jim) and Irene Keith.

Visitation is 10 am.-1 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Newcomer Funeral Home - Southern Indiana Chapel (formerly Generations F. H.) at 3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, IN. Funeral service is 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial is in Abundant Life Cemetery in New Albany.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences to www.newcomerindiana.com.

Published in The Courier-Journal on 7/04/2010


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LeRoy Edward Keith, 91, formerly of Clarksville, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in El Cajon, California. Raised in Laconia, Indiana, LeRoy was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII; a member of Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany, Indiana; and a life member of the Robinson Masonic Lodge #266 in Louisville, Kentucky. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator with the Operators #181 Engineers’ Union.

LeRoy was born on March 6, 1919, in Jeffersontown, Kentucky to the late Moman D. and Clementine (Johnson) Keith.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Gladys S. (Buse) Keith; daughters, Carolyn Zimmerman and her husband, Robert, of Laconia, Indiana, Joyce Hoke and her husband, Robert, of San Diego, California, Maxine Schweitzer and her husband, Jim, of Charlestown, Indiana, and Irene Keith of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren.

The visitation will be 10 AM to 1 PM Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Newcomer Funeral Home – Southern Indiana Chapel (formerly Generations Funeral Home at 3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Indiana). His Funeral Service will be at 1 PM on Thursday, July 8, 2010 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Abundant Life Cemetery in New Albany.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Condolences to the family may be made at www.newcomerindiana.com.

Visitation:
Thursday, July 08, 2010 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Newcomer Funeral Home - New Albany Chapel
3309 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 949-9900
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Service:
Thursday, July 08, 2010 1:00 PM
Newcomer Funeral Home - New Albany Chapel
3309 Ballard Lane
New Albany, IN 47150 (812) 949-9900
Directions & Map
 

Interment:
Abundant Life Memorial Gardens
3600 Kamer Miller Road, New Albany, IN 47150