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Robert A. Keith

November 29, 1926 - February 9, 2012
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Peoria, IL – Robert A. Keith, 85, of Peoria passed away at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Born Nov. 26, 1926 in Peoria to Orin and Alice (Ruish) Keith. He married Betty A. Gadden in Peoria on July 8, 1947. She survives. Also surviving are two children, Randy (Charito) Keith of FL, Susan Davies of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren, Melissa and Scott Keith; and two great-grandchildren, Bristol and Jessi Keith. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Paul, Roy, Bill; and one sister, Alice. Robert was a WWII Marine Corps Veteran serving in the Pacific. He worked at Schaefer...
Peoria, IL – Robert A. Keith, 85, of Peoria passed away at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
Born Nov. 26, 1926 in Peoria to Orin and Alice (Ruish) Keith. He married Betty A. Gadden in Peoria on July 8, 1947. She survives.
Also surviving are two children, Randy (Charito) Keith of FL, Susan Davies of St. Louis, MO; two grandchildren, Melissa and Scott Keith; and two great-grandchildren, Bristol and Jessi Keith. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Paul, Roy, Bill; and one sister, Alice.
Robert was a WWII Marine Corps Veteran serving in the Pacific. He worked at Schaefer Electric in Peoria for 32 years before retiring. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3883 and American Legion Post 979 in Bartonville. He was a lifetime diehard Cubs fan and liked to fish.
Cremation has been accorded. Memorial Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel in Bartonville with his nephew, Thomas Keith officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to the .

"Bob was a great guy..I worked with him as an apprentice in the shop.He taught me a lot about the materials and tools used in the trade..He was always..." Kris Nauman (Washington, IL)

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