Earl Dean "Pete"Keys, age 73, of Alpena, Arkansas went to be with his Heavenly Father July 8, 2019.
Pete was born March 15, 1946 to the late Walter and Elise (Billingsley) Keys. A lifetime resident of Boone County, he was a farmer, rancher, and worked as a logger and did dozer work.
Mr. Keys is survived by his wife Linda Kathy Keys of the home; his beloved son Tony and Janie Blair, of Everton, who have been by his side daily; daughters: Angie Elliott,; Brenda Blair both of Harrison, Arkansas, Mary Keys of Missouri; and son Gary Blair of Harrison, Arkansas; four sisters: Bessie Davis of Reed Springs, Missouri; Dessie Connell of Harrison, Arkansas; Bill and Judy Shaffer of Omaha, Arkansas; Linda and Jimmy Jetton of Berryville, Arkansas; five brothers: Linvell Ray and Sonja Blyth of Harrison, Arkansas; Bob and Sue Keys of Lead Hill, Arkansas; Joe and Pat Fredericks of Batavia, Arkansas; Frank and Loren Keys of Montana; and Ray Watts of Missouri; eleven grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers: Kenneth Keys, Jack Keys, Carl ''Bill'' Keys, Sam Keys, Floyd Keys; one sister Sherry Keys; and one grandson Robert Ruddle.
Service will be 1:00 pm Saturday July 13, 2019 at Bible Baptist Church in Burlington, Arkansas with Bill Shaffer officiating.
Interment will be private.
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