Funeral services for Charles Lee Keithley (Chuck) age 85 of Ridgedale, Missouri will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Branson, Missouri with Rev. Kevin Kueck officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm prior to services with burial at Schupbach Cemetery at Chestnutridge, Missouri.
Chuck entered the kingdom of heaven on Saturday May 4, 2013 from his home surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was a lifelong resident of Taney County and served as Taney County Sheriff from 1972 – 1992. He served as President of the Missouri Sheriff's Association and on the Board of Missouri Sheriff's Retirement System. Chuck was a charter member of Ozark Mountain Community Church in Blue Eye, Missouri.
Survivors are his wife of 62 years, Aileen. Two daughters; Kathy and her husband Steve Johnston of Columbia, Missouri, Jana and her husband Kevin Kueck of Ridgedale, Missouri. Three grandchildren; Chase Johnston, Zach and wife Cassidy Kueck and Haley Kueck. One brother, Roscoe Keithley and one sister Wilma Houseman and a host of nieces, nephews and cherished loved ones.
He was preceded in death by his parents Burl & Pearl Keithley.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Hospice Compasssus of Branson or Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD of Missouri)
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