OBITUARY

Parker Beverage Keith

February 7, 1941March 21, 2021

Parker Beverage Keith, 80 of Freeport, Maine passed away Sunday March 21, 2021. He was born in Brunswick, Maine on February 7, 1941, a son of Verne Keith, Sr and Ruth Beverage Keith. He grew up in Pownal Maine, graduating from Greeley High School in 1959. From there he bravely defended our country while serving in the United States Air Force as an airplane mechanic for 4 years, 1 month, 29 days, receiving many decorations, medals and badges of honor.

He met his wife Linda while working at a gas station in Yarmouth, Maine. They married in 1964, move to Louisiana and Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan at which time he was discharged from the service.

They lived in Freeport for 50 years raising two children, Timothy Keith Sr. and Sonya Keith Soule. He worked in various jobs leading up to owning his own excavation business for nearly 25 years and then retired to spend time with his family. Parker enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing, hunting, spending winters in Florida and summers on Little John Island.

He was predeceased by his father, Verne Keith Sr., his mother Ruth Beverage Keith Doherty and brother Stephen P. Keith.

Parker is survived by his wife Linda Baker Keith, son Timothy Robert Keith Sr and his wife Crystal, and daughter Sonya Keith Soule and her husband John. He also has 3 grandsons, Timothy Robert Keith Jr., Andrew Parker Keith, and Noah Joseph Keith. He has 2 step grandchildren, Alyssa Lauren Amari and Anthony Stephen Amari. He has a brother Verne Keith Jr. and sister Randa Keith Frye.

Please consider making a donation in his memory to: National Kidney Foundation or the Veterans Administration (VA).

The visitation will be held at Lindquist Funeral Home on March 27th from 11:00-1:00 located at 1 Mayberry Lane in Yarmouth, Maine. The memorial service will immediately follow the visiting hours.

  • FAMILY

  • Verne Keith, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Ruth Beverage Keith Doherty, Mother (deceased)
  • Linda (Baker) Keith, Wife
  • Timothy Robert Keith. Sr. (Crystal Keith), Son
  • Sonya Keith Soule (John Soule), Daughter
  • Timothy Robert Keith, Sr., Grandson
  • Andrew Parker Keith, Grandson
  • Noah Joseph Keith, Grandson
  • Alyssa Lauren Amani, Step Granddaughter
  • Anthony Stephen Amani, Step Grandson
  • Verne Keith, Jr., Brother
  • Randa Keith Frye, Sister
  • Stephen P. Keith, Brother (deceased)

Services

  • Visiting Hours

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Stephanie Curran

March 25, 2021

Although I did not know Mr Keith well I knew of his generous spirit He knew my grandparents the late great Charlotte and Calvin Doughty who resided on Chebeague Island He was so very kind to my family who resided in New York City and summered on Chebeague He so very generously allowed us to park the family car in his yard on Little John's Island May his giving spirit and the many happy memories made with him as a family bring you comfort and peace at this difficult time of loss Although I still live in New York City my heart is close to Maine as are my happy memories made spending my summer and school vacations on the beautiful waters of Casco Bay when the world was a better place. May he rest in eternal peace and may God be with you giving you the fortitude and strength you need now
With Sympathy
Ms Stephanie Charlotte Curran New York City

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