David Keyes, 77


David A. M. Keyes, 77, of Paducah, KY, died on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY.

There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, at Glendale Cemetery, located on Burg Road in Fillmore. Services will be officiated by David Clark and preceded by a Masonic burial.   

Mr. David was a retired pastor. He was a Mason at Mt. Moriah Lodge #51 in Hillsboro for 48 years. He loved portraying Santa each year at Christmas at Kentucky Oaks Mall.

Mr. Keyes is survived by his wife of 54 years, Donna Keyes of Paducah, KY; children, Tammy Keyes of Paducah, KY, and Patrick Keyes of Metropolis; grandson, Steven Harris of Paducah; siblings, Patricia Eller of Vandalia, Teresa Alexander of Fillmore and Jim Evans of Fillmore; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Mahlon  and Bonnie (Brown) Evans; grandson, Seth Alan Staples; and siblings, Mickey Harrison, Dana Heck and Larry Keyes.