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Victor Keyes

On July 5th, 2019, Victor Ralph Keyes passed away in his home with family by his side. He was born June 27, 1935 in Hope, Michigan. He loved to play guitar and sing. He also enjoyed to hunt, fish, camp and travel. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Surviving him are his wife Vada, his sisters Marg &Les Killian and Hazel & Dick Grant along with his children, Mike & Wyndy Buckner, Paul Bucker, Nancy & Dan Hubbard, Brian & Cathy Keyes, Wayne Keyes, Bruce & Amy Keyes, Tracy Keyes, Hope & Joe Bartkus, Gary & Nicole Keyes, his stepchildren Brian & Donna Shaw, Shane Shaw, and Stephanie Shaw. He has 29 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

Victor is preceded in death by his parents Durward & Elva Keyes, sisters Jean & Marty Savage, Mary & Don Miller, Carol Collins, Eleanor Crockett, Sharon Holt, Joyce Ruth Keyes, and two grandsons Victor Buckner and Hunter Shaw.

You will be missed.

Services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday July 20, 2019 at White Lake Congregational Church, 1809 S Mears Ave, Whitehall, MI 49461. Luncheon will follow.

The family is being served by the Barden Funeral Home. Condolences may be left for the family online at

Reader Comments (4)

Vada so sorry for your loss prayers to you and your family....
July 8, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBud Gross
Vada I am thinking of you. Vic was a lovely person.
July 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterAnne Barton
So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family
July 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterSheils
So sorry for your great loss. Prayers for your family during this difficult time. Love Chris
July 10, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterChristine Donazzolo

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