David Benjamin Keithley: 1980 – 2019


    David Benjamin Keithley, 38, of Fort Myers Florida, formerly of Grand Rapids, MN, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 16, 2018.

    David was born on October 8, 1980, in Newport News, VA, the son of Richard Keithley and Wendy Teal. He moved all over as a child, returning to Minnesota when he was 2, then to Charleston, SC, Lexington Park, MD, and then to Grand Rapids, MN. He attended high school in Grand Rapids and afterwards moved to Fort Myers, FL, where he lived and worked as a carpenter and artist for the past 15 years.

    David is survived by his mother, Wendy (Ed Amiot) Garton of Isanti, MN; father, Richard (Kim) Keithley of Florida; stepfather, Don Hengel of Laporte, MN; brothers, Frederick (Nicki) Keithley and Robert Hengel; special nephew, Josiah White; grandparents, Fred and Connie Teal; and numerous aunts, uncles, special cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Peter Hengel and nephew, Alex Keithley.

    Funeral Service will be 10 am on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Landmark Baptist Church in Cass Lake, MN, with visitation one hour before the service. Burial will take place at Ferris Cemetery in Cass Lake, MN.

    Online condolences for the family may be left at www.northernpeace.com