Jerry Dee Keith
FUNERAL HOME
Carey Hand Colonial Funeral Home
2811 East Curry Ford Road
Orlando, FL
Jerry Keith died unexpectedly Friday July 23, 2021 in Sanford, North Carolina. Jerry was born December 25, 1963 in Orlando, Fl. He was married to Karen Keith on April 19, 1986 and have shared their life until they were separated at his death July 23, 2021. Jerry preceded his parents in death; mother Patti Smith, father Jerry C. Keith and step- mother Sherry Keith. Survived by his wife Karen; sons Christopher, Michael (Laura), Ryan (Danielle) and granddaughter Wylie Ann. He is survived by his brother Shawn and sisters-in-law Michelle, Kathy (Mark), brothers-in-law Ken (Holly), Kevin (Lacey) and a host of other loving family members. Jerry spent 30 years of his life devoted to others as a Fireman, Lieutenant and District Chief for the Orlando Fire Department. After Jerry's retirement, he enjoyed working with Tompkins Robotics and Patriot Defense. Jerry's passion in life beyond spending time with his family was hunting and fishing with his sons and friends. Everyone enjoyed his sense of humor and love of laughter. He taught his family the meaning of generosity and helping others by performing random acts of kindness to strangers, friends and family. His family and friends will miss him tremendously. In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to please perform a random act of kindness or make a donation to the American Cancer Society. A visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Orlando-Henry Chapel, on Monday, August 9, 2021, from 10AM until time of funeral service at 11AM. Interment will take place at Christmas Cemetery, Christmas, Florida. Please visit our online guestbook. Services entrusted to CAREY HAND COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 2811 Curry Ford Road Orlando, Florida 32806 407-898-2561 www.careyhandcolonialfh.com
Published by Orlando Sentinel from Jul. 31 to Aug. 1, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Aug
9
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
First Baptist Orlando-Henry Chapel
3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL
Aug
9
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
First Baptist Orlando-Henry Chapel
3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL
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May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
David Roderick
Family
August 9, 2021
Karen and Family, I wish you Peace and Love. Tony
Tony Marano
Friend
August 9, 2021
From the Flach Family to yours
August 9, 2021
May the Lord keep you and comfort you during this time of loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Scott Davis
Work
August 9, 2021
Karen, my deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Jane Pineda
Other
August 9, 2021
VA Community Care nurses
August 7, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Mia Jenkins
Other
August 6, 2021
My deepest sympathy for you and your family
Arlene Monti
Other
August 4, 2021
Karen-Although I never met your husband-Jerry,I feel like I knew him from the happy life moments/ events you shared about him and your life together. I am heartbroken for you and her family over his loss. Please let me know if there is anything you need, I am here for you. I am praying for you and your family. Lori
Lori Lamb
Work
August 4, 2021
Karen, I'm so sorry for your lost. May God gives you the strength to deal with this huge loss.
Iris Rivera Lopez
Other
August 4, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Sending prayers of peace and comfort.
Becky Fee Osborne
Friend
August 3, 2021
My thoughts and prayers for the family.
Dianna Fee Cranston
Friend
August 3, 2021
Loving thoughts and prayers to your loving family. Words can not express the emotions our family has for yours. Love to you all. The Flachs
Ray Flach
Family
August 3, 2021
My heart aches for all of you! My fondest memory is how you all included Michael into your family and loved him. Jerry no doubt built a legacy that will live on and make him smile down on all of you! Love you all. Wendy
Wendy Halterman aka Rodriguez
Friend
August 2, 2021
Karen, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult and sad time. Carlos and Rosemary Zubiria Former neighbor
Carlos and Rosemary Zubiria
Other
August 1, 2021
Our deepest sympathy. Love and prayers.
Dave & Ellen Miesse
Friend
July 31, 2021
Dear Karen and Boys, We are so very sad to hear this news and want you to know that we will keep you all close to our hearts in prayer. Jerry will never be forgotten as he left his mark in so many of our lives.
Betty & The Russell Home Family
July 31, 2021
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