The Rev. J. William “Bill” Keith Jr., 69, retired United Methodist Church minister, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin. He was a resident of Westfield.
Survivors include his sister, Carolyn Keith Burr (David G. Lewis) of North Caldwell, New Jersey; nephew, Matthew K. Burr (Holden Osborne) of Brooklyn, New York; niece, Amanda J. Burr (Jeremy Xido) of New York City; and two great-nieces, Keziah Jean Burr and Sovanni Qamar Burr Xido.
A memorial service and celebration of life for the Rev. J. William “Bill” Keith will be conducted at 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 4780 E. 126th St., Carmel, with a reception to immediately follow the service.
Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. in Franklin, is handling the arrangements.
A complete obituary will be published soon.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at swartzmortury.com.