Keith M. Carleton (1931 - 2014)

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Keith M. Carleton, age 82 and lifetime resident of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, passed away on Friday, January 24, at his home.
Keith Miller Carleton was born November 16, 1931 in Bartlesville. He was the son of Ernest Carleton and Vera F. (Miller) Carleton. He attended Garfield Elementary, Central Jr. High and College High School, graduating with the Sr. Class of 1949.
On April 21, 1951, Keith and Kathryn Ann Kindsvater were united in marriage in Madill, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on November 4, 2011.
Keith was a long-time employee of Phillips Petroleum Company. He held the position of Computer Graphics supervisor, retiring in 1986 after 36 years of loyal service. After his retirement from Phillips, he worked 10 years at his son's business, Steve's TV, in Bartlesville.
Keith was a member of Bartlesville First Church. He loved to tell jokes, pull pranks, tell stories and he loved to go out for a good meal.
He is survived by his children, Lerryn A. Meza and her husband, Rudy, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Gary A. Carleton and his wife, Peg, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Stephen W. Carleton and his wife, Becky, of Dewey, Oklahoma, Gregg B. Carleton and his wife, Martha, of Avon, Colorado, Sherri K. Wood and her husband, Jim, of Bartlesville, and Lori B. Zinn and her husband, Steve, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Kathryn.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations may be made to Bartlesville First Church, 4715 Price Rd., Bartlesville, OK 74006.
Family will be present to greet friends on Tuesday, from 6-8:00 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave.
Services will be held on Wednesday, January 29, at 11:00 AM in Bartlesville First Church (formerly First United Methodist Church), 4715 Price Rd., Bartlesville. Interment will follow the service in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements for Mr. Carleton are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at
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Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Jan. 28 to Feb. 27, 2014