Gary Michael Keyes, 67 of Newbury, formerly of Chardon passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019 at his home. He was born July 16, 1951 in Chardon to David and Jean (Gharky) Keyes. He was a graduate of Newbury High School and a lifelong resident of Geauga County. Gary was a truck driver for Blairs Trucking Co. and Manfredi Motor Transit Co. He was an Ohio State Football fan, loved drag racing and going to Thompson Raceway Park. In high school he was an avid wrestler and continued to love and follow the sport all his life. His family was the most important and he enjoyed spending time with his new grandson.
He is going to be greatly and sadly missed by his mother, Jean Keyers; children, Gary Keyes Jr, Kelsie Keyes, step-daughter, Kelly Sukol; grandchildren, Dylan Keyes, Mattie Sukol, Rebecca Sukol; brother, Jerome (Lynn) Keyes; and three sisters, Alice Cochran, Sue Hattendorf, and Kathy Sullivan, and several nieces and nephews. His father David Keyes; his step dad Claire Keyser; and his brothers, Danny Keyes and Michael David Keyes precede him in death.
A Celebration of his life will be held at 2:00PM Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Newbury United Community Church, 14916 Auburn Rd, Newbury Township, OH 44065. Following the service there will be a gathering of family and friends at the church.
In lieu of flowers donation can be made to assist in the expenses to the Gary Keyes Memorial Fund at The Geauga Credit Union, 14499 N. Cheshire StreetP.O. Box 839 Burton, OH 44021.
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Gary Keyes Memorial Fund at The Geauga Credit Union
14499 N. Cheshire Street P.O. Box 839 Burton, OH 44021., Burton OH 44021