Wendell Eugene Keith

October 30, 1931October 30, 2013

KEITH, Wendell Eugene, age 82 of Carlisle, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Hospice of Butler and Warren County. Wendell was born on October 30, 1931 in Hilltop, Kentucky to the late Langdon Keith and Thelma Tucker Keith Taylor. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois M. Keith; son-in-law, Gregg Winters; and two sisters, Jean Mercer and Pamela Kay Keith. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Effie M Northern Robinson Keith; daughters, Melody A. (Robert) Rich, Kandy K. (Tony) Groll, and Molly A. (Jeff) Winters-Carie; grandchildren, Austin (Tera) Rich, Rhiannon (Kelly) Reed, Kyle Winters, Brock Winters, Tademy (Lucas) Groll, Chase (Anna) Groll, and Blake Groll; Step-son, Farris (Vicki) Robinson, Step-grandchildren, Corrine (Biplab) Ghosh, Emily (Derek) Edwards, and Jack (Rachel) Robinson; and nine great grandchildren. Wendell served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He received a degree in Electronics from Ivy Tech in Muncie IN and later retired from Chrysler Corp. He was also a member of Anchor of Hope Church in Lebanon OH. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME - FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave., Dayton OH 45429 and from 10:00 to 1:00 Monday November 4, 2013 at the Garden View Funeral Home, 10501 N. State Rd. 3, Muncie IN 47303, with a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Bill Lamb officiating. Entombment Gardens of Memory Mausoleum, Muncie IN. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Butler and Warren County, 5940 Longmeadow Dr., Franklin OH 45005. Condolences may be sent to


  • Visitation Saturday, November 2, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, November 4, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 4, 2013

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Richard Furrow

November 6, 2013

Melody, sorry to read of your dad's passing. My condolences to you and your family.

Lanny Carrier and Family

November 3, 2013

So sorry to hear of the passing of Wendell. our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God comfort your hearts.

Cindy Nusbaum

November 3, 2013

Melody, Kandy, and Molly - wish I could be with you right now to offer hugs in person. Your mom and dad were two of my favorite people and a big part of my childhood and they will both live in my heart forever. Love to you all.

November 2, 2013

Melody, Kandy, and Molly,
I am so sorry to hear about your dad passing. I am praying that God comfort your hearts in a way that only He can. You are in my thoughts.

Love, Marcia (Burk) Bush (Muncie, IN)

Marcia McCoy

November 2, 2013

Kandy, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Enjoy the memories!

Bob Yawberg

November 2, 2013

Dear Kandy~ We think of Rev. 14:13 at the passing of your beloved father. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on. Yes says the Spirit that they may rest from their labors and their works follow them." Our prayers contunue for comfort and peace knowing the promise of our Lord. love, Bob and Marilyn Yawberg

Sarah Humphrey

November 2, 2013

Molly and Family, I'm so sorry to read of your dad's passing. I enjoyed the photos, what nice memories. Prayers and sympathy. Hugs, Sarah

Dinah Breedlove

November 1, 2013

Molly, So sorry to learn of your dad's passing. Know that thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May God comfort and bless you during this difficult time. Much love, Dinah

Glenda Dishman

November 1, 2013

Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Jerry dearly loved his aunt Tildy and uncle Wendel. Glenda and Jerry Dishman

October 31, 2013

Molly - so very sorry for your loss - know that all of COPS is giving you a hug right now....

Vivian Eney Cross (Silver Spring, MD)