Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 10, 2012

Keith Webb


Effingham Daily News

NEWTON —     Keith L. Webb, age 84, of Newton, passed away at 12:51 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Heartland Heath Care in Normal.

    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home, Newton, with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Newton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  In loving memory of Keith, memorials may be made to the Jasper County Cancer Fund.

Online condolences may be left at www.blakefh.com.

    Keith was born May 7, 1928, in Newton, the son of Lester and Iva (Miller) Webb. He married Delores Dorlene Trainor on Oct. 15, 1949, and she preceded him in death on March 13, 2008. Keith was co-owner of Trainor and Webb. He was a member of the Central Christian Church, Newton. Keith was an avid woodworker and enjoyed playing cards and fishing.

    Keith is survived by to daughters, JoAnn (Bill) Genczo of Tucson, Ariz., and Cheryl (Joe) Kelley of Bloomington; grandchildren, Michael Genczo of North Bend, Ore., Melissa Genczo of Tucson, Ariz., Erin (Jason) Hollenkamp of Chatham and Chris Kelley of Jackson, Tenn.; sister, Shirley Bever of Newton.

    Keith was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and three brothers, Carl “Bud”, Harold and Earl Webb.