Elisha Anderson Keith

April 11, 1927 ~ June 10, 2018 (age 91)

Mr. Elisha Anderson Keith, age 91, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his daughter’s residence in Mauckport, IN. Mr. Keith was born on April 11, 1927, the son of Stonewall Anderson and Lida Shepherd Keith. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Church of God since his teenage years. He was currently a member of the Brandenburg Church of God.

Mr. Keith was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 69 years, Ellen Lucille Keith; a daughter, Deborah Crawford; a grandson, Brian Christopher Blevens; six brothers; and five sisters. He is survived by four children, Lannie (Sheila) Keith, Brandenburg, KY, Sister Lida (Nick) Bain, Corydon, IN, Suzanna Keith Shelton, Central, IN, Mary (Larry) Shireman, Mauckport, IN; nine grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at 1:30 PM at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, KY. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 3:00 -8:00 PM on Tuesday, and after 9:00 AM on Wednesday.

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