Eddie Charles Keith, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Dec 17, 2023 in Okarche, OK. He was born August 14, 1946, in Ardmore, OK. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mable Sandidge and Robert Keith. He left the 9th grade to join the circus but found his way into the US army. Shortly after he became honorably discharged he turned into a traveling man. He enjoyed working in the oilfields with his brothers and later in life started Telesales before he settled down in Okarche to enjoy life with his family.
He is preceded in death by four older brothers, Carlton, Dixon, Dow and Jimmy Keith; wife, Karen Keith; daughter, Vanessa and great grandson, Mason Sutton.
He is survived by 3 sisters, Earsie, Ruth and Minie Beth; three children, Walter, Tracy and Steve ; 13 grandkids and 24 Great Grandchildren.
He loved all of his kids, grandkids and let’s not forget his animals. His pass times included westerns, cigars, casinos, and shots of Jack. At any point in time he would give anyone the shirt off his back and go buy a new one. Anyone who ever had the opportunity to spend time with him definitely wanted to hang out with him again. He left an impression on many lives. He was a true outlaw – Wild & Free Eddie was an amazing father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him. So now grandma, he is coming home to see you again.
Visitation for Eddie will be from 11am-6pm on Thursday, December 21, 2023 at Sanders Funeral Home. Funeral services for Eddie will be 1:00pm, Friday, December 22, 2023 at First Baptist in Okarche, OK with burial following at Kingfisher Cemetery.