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Bob Keith

June 25, 1938 ~ July 8, 2019 (age 81)


Bob G. Keith, 81, of Snyder, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.

A visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, from 5 to 7 PM at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 US HWY 277 S. Abilene, TX., 79606. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 12, at 11 AM at Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene, 7457 W. Lake Rd. Abilene, TX 79601.

Bob was born on June 25, 1938 in Menard, TX., to the late Lonnie Keith and Rachel Keele Keith. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps. After his service Bob went on to own his own business and worked as a carpenter. He enjoyed attending and supporting his kids and grandkids sporting and school events. Bob also participated in the Chili Bowl Cookoff every year and was known to enjoy his sweets, especially cookies. He was a longtime member of Southern Hills Church of Christ in Abilene.

Bob is survived by his children, Ashley Hernandez (Keith), Racquell Beck (Jimmy), Michelle Young, Lonnie Keith (Yolanda), Bobby Keith Jr., Terry Delarosa; Step-Children, Sheresa Acker (Chris), Carressa Cherry; Sister, Barbara; grandchildren, Kendalyn Hernandez, Kohen Hernandez, Dominga Owen, Teresa Lewis, TJ Sherrin, Kassie Watts, Sherri Sherrin, Chase Sherrin, Mellissa Killingsworth, Eric Keith, Savannah Dorris, Julia Delarosa, Bubba Delarosa, Lisa Keith, Christi Jordan, Shaun Cherry, Patience Woolwine, and Denton Acker.

Bob was also preceded in death by a son, Miguel Keith, KIA Vietnam, Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hendrick Hospice.

Bob Keith of Snyder, Texas passed away on Jul 8, 2019. His loved ones are composing his obituary, which you will be able to read here.

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Family Viewing
July 11, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Visitation Room A
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

Funeral Service
July 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX 79606

Graveside Service
July 12, 2019

1:00 PM
Texas State Veteran Cemetery at Abilene

Abilene, TX 79606

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