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Keith Alan Gantt


Graveside services for Keith Alan Gantt were held Saturday, December 23, 2017, at New Hope Cemetery located outside of Jewett, Texas in rural Limestone County.
Keith Alan Gantt was born on August 24, 1952, in Mexia, Texas and passed away on December 20, 2017, at his home near Jewett, Texas with his wife, Cheryl, by his side. He was sixty-five years old.
Keith was one of three children born to Archie Elmer and Marceline (Wilson) Gantt. He was a 1971 graduate of Groesbeck High School and retired as a heavy equipment operator. Following his retirement one could sometimes find Keith helping his wife and family out at BoBo’s Nursery, delivering flowers and working on the grounds. Keith was happiest on his family ranch with his wife and animals (cows and donkeys).
He was a member of the Jewett Volunteer Fire Department and the East Lake Limestone Volunteer Fire Department.
Keith was preceded in death by his father and twin brother, Kyle Edward Gantt, who passed away at three days of age.
Surviving family members include wife of fourteen years, Cheryl (Melasky) Gantt of Jewett; mother, Marceline of Lake Jackson; one brother, Gary and wife, Linda, of West Columbia; two daughters, Jennifer of Jewett and Coleen and husband, Scott, of Dawson and one son, Brian, of Caldwell. Keith is also survived by seven grandchildren, Austin, Tyler, Cash, Kasey, Kyle, Hannah and Micah; nieces, Jana, Kristie, Vanessa, Carrie, Amy, Elizabeth, Kris and Lillie; nephews, Stephen, Jeremy, Juan and Jordan; mother-in-law, Anna Williams; sister-in-law, Ginger Vybril and brother-in-law, Joey Melasky, as well as numerous cousins and countless friends.
Arrangements were entrusted to Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. www.buffalofuneralhome.com

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