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Erstle “Dusty” Ray Keith, age 85, of Corbin Kentucky died Monday, November 6, 2017 at his home.

He was born in Yamacraw, Kentucky on April 11, 1932 the son of Roy and Martha Leona (McCullah) Keith.  Dusty had been a Leather Smith at his and Marie’s Keith’s Leather Shop. He was a member of the First Church of Jesus Christ, enjoyed playing and singing music, and had played the Sheriff in the gunfight scenes at Tombstone Junction.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Estes Keith and BJ Keith; and sister, Shelva “Jean” Brooks.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Linda Marie (Mason) Keith, of Corbin, Kentucky; sons, Jeff Keith of Mason, Ohio and Juan Keith of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky; daughter, Judy Smith of Carlisle, Ohio; brothers, ST Keith and wife, Irene of Florence, Kentucky, Hoyt Keith and wife, Mary Lou of Stanford, Kentucky, Ralph Keith and wife, Yvonne of Blanchester, Ohio, and Shirrel Keith and wife, Brenda of Louisville, Kentucky; sister, Carol Branscum of Whitley City, Kentucky; and 1 grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 1pm in the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Goodin officiating. Burial to follow in the Angel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 11am Thursday until time of service at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Jeffery D Keith. Nov 9 2017 12:00 AM

I remember Dad going out to the enclosed front porch of my Grandparent.s house and recording the WBNT Dusty Keith Farm and Country Hour radio show . At least I think that was the name of it. I was only about 12 or 13 but I remember it. Rest in Peace Dad,. You were a great man. I will never forget you.

Jeffery D Keith Nov 9 2017 12:00 AM

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Daughter ) Judy Diane Smith ( Keith Nov 8 2017 12:00 AM

Daddy my heart aces knowing that you are not here for me to talk to and share the music that we always have had together. At the same time I am blessed knowing that this is only a new start for a new life for you that is so beautiful and full of joy.So daddy until we meet again then we will pick up the music where we left off.and will always love you.

Judy Smith Nov 8 2017 12:00 AM

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Larry and Elsie Joan Corder Jervis Nov 7 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Recently I lost my dear mother, and found
great comfort in the Holy Bible, like at Isaiah 25 verse 8 - "The Sovereign Lord will
swallow up death forever, and wipe away the tears from all faces." Also at
Revelation 21 verse 4, we find God's promise to remove both pain and death.
For more comfort, I turn to the website at: www.jw.org (Search: Comfort)

Dennis Mathewson Nov 7 2017 12:00 AM

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Jeff Keith Nov 7 2017 12:00 AM

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