Lyle Keith Gilkey, 77, Overbrook: July 21, 1939 – Jan. 1, 2017

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Lyle Keith Gilkey, 77, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at his home west of Overbrook, Kan. He was born on July 21, 1939, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Lyle and Jeraldine Gentry Gilkey.

Keith had lived in rural Overbrook for more than 20 years, having moved from Whittier, Calif. He was a sales supervisor and manager for the Sparkletts Drinking Water Company in California, and was a cattle rancher near Overbrook. He was a member of the Grace Community Church, Overbrook.

On Sept. 28, 1957, Keith was married to Judy Ann Mudra, in Whittier.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle and Jeraldine.

Keith is survived by his wife, Judy, of 59 years; his three daughters, Sherry Romano (Dan), Kathleen Ogle (Gene), and Brenda Mudge; his half brother, Calvin Lawson; and seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Grace Community Church, 310 E. Eighth St., Overbrook. Inurnment will be in the Memorial Gardens in Brea, Calif., at a later date. Online condolences may be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.


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