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Larry "Bo" McKeithan

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Larry McKeithan

BLADENBORO — Larry "Bo" McKeithan, 65 of Bladenboro, entered into eternal rest on Aug. 4, 2014.

Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Baptist Church, the Revs. Arthur Smith and Bruce Cannon officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery.

He was born on May 26, 1949, in New Hanover County.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Elizabeth Atkins McKeithan; and his in-laws, Curtis and Mildred Hilburn.

Bo is survived by his wife of 46 years, Patricia "Trigger " McKeithan of the home; his daughter, Wendi Allen and husband Nathan of Bladenboro; his grandsons, Clint, Clay, and Cade Allen; a brother, Ronnie McKeithan and wife Mary of Oak Island; his sister, June Brown and husband Wayne of Ocean Isle Beach; his nephews, Kevin Brown of Florence, S.C., Barry Brown and wife Dona Jo of Darlington, S.C., and Jamie Carroll of Bladenboro; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He graduated from Bladenboro High School in 1967. He was employed by Converse Footwear Company of Lumberton for 33 years. He was also employed by Bladen County as a 911 Addressing Technician for seven years. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Bladenboro since 1993, where he served as a choir member, deacon, groundskeeper, where he enjoyed planting flowers, social committee, Vacation Bible School worker for 20 years, church greeter, and enjoyed cooking for many church functions.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 594, Bladenboro, N.C.., 28320.


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Published in The Robesonian from Aug. 6 to Aug. 7, 2014
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