Graveside services for Jerry Anthony Keith, age 63, of Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at Greenleaf Cemetery with Brother Brian Hall officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home & Cremations. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Keith passed away Sunday afternoon at Hendrick Health System in Abilene.
Jerry was born May 18, 1946, in Lawton, Okla., to Frank and Ruby (Kirkwood) Keith. He attended school in Brownwood and served two tours in Viet Nam in the U. S. Army. He was married to Fay Whiteley on June 11, 1974, in Coleman. She preceded him in death in December 2008. Jerry loved to fish.
Jerry is survived by his children, Robert and Cheryl Keith of Brownwood, Shane and Teri Keith of San Antonio and Misty Keith of Dallas; grandchildren, Cody and Jessica Keith, Tracy and Jason Priester and Abigail Keith; great-grandchildren, Marcus Priester and Grayson Anthony Keith (on the way); and special cousin who was more like a brother, Darrell Atchley and wife, Norma.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Fay Keith; and parents.