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Keith E. Myers

February 13, 1950 — February 24, 2023



Keith E. Myers, 73, of Galesburg, passed away at home on Friday, February 24, 2023.

Keith was born on February 13, 1950 in Galesburg, IL. He was the son of Robert Stanley and Shirley Jean Cowen Myers. He married Sherry Lynn Bird on December 23, 1982. Together they celebrated 40 years of marriage. Keith is survived by his loving wife, Sherry; sons Greg (Angelis) Myers and Steve (Melissa) Myers; stepson, Jonathan (Karen) Kness; seven grandchildren, Owen, Ainsley, Ava, Aidan, Zoe, Parker and Preslee; and sister, Karen Tabb. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kendal Myers.

Keith graduated from Abingdon High Schools. He worked as an employee of Galesburg Dist. 205 until his retirement. He enjoyed riding and restoring motorcycles, going for drives and spending time with his dogs.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Per Keith’s wishes, no services are planned. Memorials may be made to the family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory have been entrusted with his arrangements. On-line condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent through


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