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Johnny Lee Keith

December 25, 1954 — December 28, 2018

Johnny Lee Keith, 64, of Decatur, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville.

Johnny was born on December 25, 1954 in Mulkeytown, Illinois, a son of Wesley A. Keith and Kathryn Lorene Sanders Keith.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Diane Keith.  Johnny was a gun collector, liked listening to country music, riding horses, watching Murder Mysteries and rode bulls in the rodeo when he was young. Johnny was a veteran on the U.S. Army.

Survivors include three sons, Johnny Keith Jr of Muldrow, Oklahoma, Roger Keith and J.W. Keith both of Decatur, Arkansas; one Daughter, Springer Keith Todd of Sheboygan, Wisconsin; four brothers, Jimmy Keith, David Keith and Arlin Keith all of Decatur, Arkansas and Ricky Keith of Summers, Arkansas; along with seven grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at the Falling Springs Cemetery near Decatur on Friday, January 4, 2019 at 2:00pm.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home. To sign online guestbook please go to

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Friday, January 4, 2019

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