James Kenneth Keith
James Kenneth Keith

October 2, 1944 - February 7, 2017
Born in Bowling Green
Resided in Bowling Green, KY


James Kenneth Keith, age 72 of Bowling Green, passed away Tuesday, February 7th. He was born October 2nd, 1944 in Bowling Green to the late James Helm Keith and the late Lorraine Jones Keith. He was a former manager of Eaton and Cutler-Hammer and was a long time member of Living Hope Baptist Church. He loved talking to people and walking on the beach. He was a member of the Army National Guard and a former member of the Goshen Masonic Lodge F. & A.M. #503.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Judith Keith; two sons, Kenneth Brandon Keith, Louisville and Matthew Scott Keith, Bowling Green; two step daughters, Jamie Lancaster, Bowling Green and Debra Cross (Dave), Bowling Green; one sister Jannis Runner, Bowling Green; one brother, Gary Keith (Carol), Lebanon; grandchildren, Jacob Condiff, Alexis Keith, Bailey Cross, Chas Cross, Brian Kitchens, Zachary Lancaster; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 11th, at J.C. Kirby and Son, Lovers Lane Chapel Visitation will be Friday February 10th, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and from 9:00 AM until time for services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society




J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
Woodburn, KY 42170
Friday, February 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00 AM
J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel
3219 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:00 AM
Fairview Cemetery
1209 Fairview Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Saturday, February 11, 2017


American Cancer Society
952 Fairview Ave.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Founded in 1913, the American Cancer Society(ACS) consists of more than two million volunteers and staff collaborating with nearly 18 million cancer survivors, their families and supporting donors united nationwide to conquer cancer. To accomplish its mission, the ACS collaborates with other voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations, business leaders, legislators, and educators at the national and grassroots levels to identify and address nationwide and local cancer issues through education, patient service, research and advocacy programs.