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keith a. stanley

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Aug. 5, 1945 - Feb. 26, 2013

ELKHART — Keith Allen Stanley, 67, went to be with the Lord at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1945, the son of the late Damon Stanley and Bessie (Hobbs) Carlin.

He is survived by three children, Sandra (Joel) Duryea of Grand Rapids, Mich., Teresa Bailey of Elkhart and Jonathan (Jennifer) Stanley of South Bend; and four grandchildren, Jeffrey Bailey, Jared Duryea, Zachary Duryea and Luke Duryea. He is also survived by two sisters, Lois Pence of Galion, Ohio, and Doris Wilkenson of West Virginia.

He was preceded in death by three siblings, Teddy Stanley, Kenneth Stanley and Carolyn Keenan.

Keith proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He will be remembered for playing softball and bowling. He was a huge Boston Red Sox fan. He also loved spending time with his family.

Friends may visit with the family from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Hwy., Osceola, with a 3 p.m. memorial service.

The family prefers memorial contributions to be made to Center for Hospice Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. Online condolences may be sent to the family at