Rev. Clifton Mart Keith was born April 5, 1942 the son of the late Romer and Melda Keith. He passed away Saturday morning, September 2, 2017 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.
He is survived by his wifeElla Ree Flynn Keith; his daughterTricia and her husband Robb Marr and one grandsonMathew and his wife Emily Keith all of Somerset.
Also surviving is his brotherElton Keith of St. Joseph, Mich. with many nieces, nephews other relatives and numerous friends to mourn his passing.
He is preceded in death by his siblingsBarbara Kidd, Alberta New, Valerie, Ferlin, Wendel, Curtis and Haskell Keith.
He attended Berea College and was retired from the Ford Motor
Company where he was employed as an electrical engineer.
He served his country with honor during the Vietnam War.
He had surrendered to the Lord's call to ministry and was a member of the last church he pastored, the Cedar Hill Baptist Church in Wayne County.
A service of honor was held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Cedar Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Regiel New and Bro. Steven Jones officiating. Burial was in the Romer Keith Family Cemetery.
Military Honors were given by Wayne County DAV Chapter 105.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 12, 2017