Kenneth Eugene Keyes Sr.

June 13, 2011
  • Kenneth Eugene Keyes Sr.
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DEC. 2, 1939-JUNE 12, 2011

Kenneth “Pete” Eugene Keyes Sr. departed this life Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md.

Born Dec. 2, 1939, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Keyes.

Pete was a member of the Pride of Elks Lodge 78 and Blue Ridge Council 84.

He was a graduate of South Hagerstown High School.

He leaves to cherish his memory three daughters, Norma Pompey, Sharon Campbell and husband, Rodney, and Angela Rollins and husband, John, all of Hagerstown; two sons, Kenneth Keyes Jr. and wife, Geri, of Chambersburg, Pa., and Jerome Keyes and wife, Debbie, of Hagerstown; two sisters, Mary Rideout and Arnetta Doleman; three brothers, Reginald, Vincent and Russell; and six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of Hagerstown.  

He was preceded in death by wife, Bess Yarbaugh; and by two sisters, Maize and Gussie Keyes.  

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 at Ebenezer AME Church, 40 Bethel St., Hagerstown, and services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Greater Campher Temple, 125 W. Bethel St. Repast will be at Hagerstown Pride of Elks Lodge 78, 326 Jonathan St., Hagerstown, immediately following interment.

All services will be handled by Gary L. Rollins Funeral Home, 110 W. South St., Frederick, Md. 

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