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Arnold R. Keith
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Obituary for Arnold R. Keith

Arnold R. Keith, 98, of Indianapolis, passed away on April 5, 2018. He was born on October 15, 1919 in Jennings County IN to Caleb and Martha Keith. He was the second youngest in his family. Arnold was in the Army during WW II and spent time guarding the Panama Canal. On January 8, 1949, Arnold and Mary Louise Roe were married in Indianapolis. They did most everything together including traveling to most of the continental United States. Arnold was a hard worker and after working a few different jobs, he retired from Woods Wire where he worked with the transportation specialists and shipping of electrical cords and supplies. After retirement he built many sheds and did custom carpentry work. Arnold enjoyed fishing, building and repairing things, working at the Indianapolis 500 Race in the area of public safety, and going to NASCAR races. He was a member of the Southport Lodge Chapter of the Masons and the Murat Shrine. Arnold is survived by his wife Mary Louise and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings; Haskell, Harry, Clarice, Ethel, Ralph, James Roland, Walter, Alma, Oliver, and Everett.
Visitation will be on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, IN followed by the service at 1:00 PM. He will be laid to rest at Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor's Favorite Charity. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ghherrmann.com


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Visitation

Monday

9

Apr

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
G.H. Herrmann Funeral Homes - Madison

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227-4239

Funeral Service

Monday

9

Apr

1:00 PM
G.H. Herrmann Funeral Homes - Madison

5141 Madison Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46227-4239

Cemetery Details

Location

Washington Park East Cemetery

10612 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46229

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