Staff Sgt. Keith Patrick Shea Jr., 26, passed away Monday, December 2, 2013 in Ft. Bragg, NC.
He was an active member of the U.S. Army, a member of the Army Airborne and was currently attending Special Forces School. He was an Infantry member and had also served 2 tours of duty, 1 in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan.
He was a 2006 graduate of Boone County High School in Florence, KY, where he played center on the football team and also played on the baseball team.
He is survived by his Father & Mother Keith Shea Sr. and Marynel Shea and Sister Nicole (Joshua) Shea- Koors, and his dog Piper. He is survived by Grandparents, many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. He is also survived by many friends and Battle Buddies.
Keith will be remembered for his contagious smile, his carefree personality and his willingness to always help others.
Visitation will be from
5:00 P.M. to 8 P.M., Tuesday December 10, 2013 at
Stith Funeral Home
7500 U.S. 42
Florence, KY 41042.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
Yellow Ribbon Foundation
8170 Corporate Park Dr. #145
Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Online condolences may be made at www.stithfuneralhomes.com
Published in the Kentucky Enquirer from Dec. 7 to Dec. 10, 2013
Stith Funeral Homes
7500 Highway 42 Florence, KY 41042