Billy Joe Keith (74)
Published: Friday, March 22, 2013
Billy Joe Keith, 74, of Townville, S.C., died Friday, March 22, 2013 in South Carolina. He was born May 15, 1938 in Dayton to the late Hubert and Clancy Irene Wycoff Keith. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Lynn Keith and a brother, Donald Keith.
Billy Joe proudly served his country for 21 years in the United States Air Force retiring as a Technical Sergeant. Following his military service, he was employed at Clemson University. He retired after 30 years of service. He was a member of Barnett’s Grove Cathedral of Love.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Barbara Sue Myers Keith of Townville, S.C.; three sons, Darren Robert Keith of Clearwater, Fla., Billy Joe Keith, Jr. and Brett (Katie) Keith all of Townville, S.C.; two brothers, Kenneth Keith and Robert Keith; three sisters, Sherry Olinger, Darlene Hale and Debra Self; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services, with military honors for Bill will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev. Melvin Powell officiating. He will be laid to rest in Buttram Cemetery.
Please share your memories of Bill on his on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
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