Created on Monday, 01 September 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Joshua Glenn Keith, 22, of Bellefontaine, passed away Sunday morning, Aug. 31, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital, after a boating accident on Indian Lake.
Born in Bellefontaine on April 7, 1992, he was a 2010 graduate of Indian Lake High School, where he was active in the band and FFA.
Joshua graduated from Wilmington College in 2014, where he was president of the Aggies Club, an instructor for the Costa Rica trip and head of livestock judging. He currently was employed at TruPointe.
Joshua had a big heart and was well-liked by all. He was a member of the Indian Lake Moose and the Logan County Fair Board.
An avid sportsman, he was a farmer at heart. Joshua will be sadly missed by all that knew him.
Joshua is survived by his mother, Mary Staley Royer of Zanesfield; father, Greg (Lynda) Keith of Maplewood; sister, Kaylee Jones of Sidney; brother, Spencer Keith of Maplewood; maternal grandparents, Gretta Gunckel and Jim and Bonnie Staley, all of Bellefontaine; paternal grandmothers, Joy Keith of Sidney and Carol Klopfenstein of Botkins; aunts and uncles, Jamie and Jim Henry, Kim and Ray Davis, Mitch and Dawn Bailey, Ron and Beth Klopfenstein, Tom and Cheri Geis, Rick and Barbara Keith, David and Sherry Keith, Rob and Susan Egbert, Rex and Stephanie Staley; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Henry Gunckel and paternal grandfathers, Paris Keith and David Klopfenstein.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where Pastor Larry Brown conducts a funeral at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to the Ag Production Program Scholarship Fund for Joshua Glenn Keith at Wilmington College, c/o Advancement Office, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington 45177.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.