Billy Gene Keith
Billy Gene Keith

September 27, 1937 - August 13, 2018
Born in Terre Haute, Indiana
Resided in Roy, Utah
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Billy Gene Keith, 80, of Roy, Utah, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2018, and will be dearly missed.

Bill was born on September 27, 1937 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Thelma and Herschel Keith, and is the oldest of 4 children. He graduated from Weber High School and attended the University of Maryland & Weber State College. He married his sweetheart, Julia Rae Peterson (Judi) on April 29, 1960, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. After living in Washington D.C, and then Ogden Utah, they moved to Roy in 1964 and have lived there for 54 years. Bill and Judi were blessed with four children: Dan, Diane, Susanne and Shannon.

He served his country as a Marine for 8 years and then worked on Hill Air Force Base as an Engineering Technician Supervisor. Upon finding his dream job as a Bridge Engineer, he lived out his passion until he retired from the U.S. Forest Service after 40 years of service. His family washis great love and he enjoyed camping with them, fishing, hunting, mountain man rendezvous, scouting, and his beloved family history.

He was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved serving in various callings throughout the years. He has passed on his legacy of a strong testimony of Jesus Christ and the urgency he felt to bridge our family’s heritage--past to present.

He was preceded in death by his parents Thelma and Herschel Keith, and his sister, Cheryl Robinson.

He is survived by his spouse, Judi Keith; his four children: Daniel Brian Keith (Janet), Diane Hall (Greg),Susanne Moon (Rett) and Shannon Rachel Zaugg (Brian); his 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; and his sisters Kathy Carver and Carol Wahlstrom.

His family is grateful for the many prayers, thoughts, visits, and tokens of love received on his behalf.
Also for the loving care and service of his medical and hospice teams.

His family will hold his memorial service on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeview Ward LDS Meetinghouse, 4900 South 2000 West, Roy; viewing held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Friends may also visit with the family on Sunday, August 19, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00
p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Roy, 5865 South 1900 West.

Interment will be at the Hooper City Cemetery.




Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 South 1900 West
Roy, UT US 84067
August 19, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lake View Ward
4900 South 2000 West
Roy, UT United States 84067
August 20, 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Lake View Ward
4900 South 2000 West
Roy, UT United States 84067
August 20, 2018
11:00 AM
Hooper Cemetery
5290 South 6300 West
Hooper, UT US 84315
August 20, 2018
12:30 PM