coal minersBEAVER DAM, KY., — G.V. Keith, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at OHRH in Owensboro.  He was born Oct. 27, 1929 in Ohio County the son of the late O.E. and Lucy Raines Keith. G.V. was retired from Peabody Coal Company where he was a machine operator at Homestead and Ken Surface Mine.  He was a member of Beaver Dam United Methodist Church, UMWA Local 1359 and a member of the local Hardee’s Liars Club.

Mr. Keith was preceded in death by his daughter Christy Keith Wood.

G.V. is also survived by his canine friend Raggs and he had Little Red, Scott, Lucky and Buck that preceded him in death. 

Survivors include his wife Dianne Hagemeyer Keith, son Geoffrey Keith (Ida, granddaughter Jordan Keith, nephew Ken Kilbert (Colleen). 

Funeral services will be 1pm Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with burial to follow in Sunnyside Cemetery. 

Friends may visit with the family from 4pm – 8pm Wednesday, November 13, 2019 and from 9am until funeral time on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

The family ask that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Ohio County Animal Shelter. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

To send flowers to G.'s family, please visit our floral section.

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