Willard Keith High, Jr.
- January 19, 1941 - May 18, 2012
- Russellville, Arkansas
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“We just had a family member pass away and were looking through the obituaries on the Shinn site. We were shocked to see Keith's as well. We are so...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Shannon & Valerie Slaughter - AR
I am so sorry to hear about Keith. I have many fond memories of him from when we lived on Waco. He was always so kind to my roommate,...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Brandy (Bland) Humphrey - AR
I am so sorry for your loss. I have very found memories of you and Keith at the bank. You will be in my prayers.
3 of 16 | Posted by: Sabrina Kendrick - russellville, AR
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
4 of 16 | Posted by: William Akridge - Mobile, AL
“Mrs. Vickie, Kristy and Travis, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray that you will be comforted knowing that he is with God and without pain...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Matt and Pam Cooper - AR
“Remember all the great times you shared. Nothing can replace a father but he is home and you will be reunited some day. Our prayers are with the...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: CINDY JONES - RUSSELLVILLE, AR
“To Vicki and family: God bless you and may He grant you comfort.
So many years have gone by and unlike so many old friends, we did keep...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Bilyj - Wake Forest, NC
“I work at The Courier in the classified department and helped Keith with his advertising. I always enjoyed talking to him when he came in. He was...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: marie Norris - Dardanelle, AR
My old friend, we had a lot of happy days going to school at Urbanett,Berryville High...
Later I moved to Calif, my Sophmore year,,After...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Roy T. Swafford - Springfield,, MO
“We shared lean times and prosperous times, but memorable and precious times all. Our music goes on in film, photos, tapes and, best of all, in our...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: C Don and Linnie Middleton
“I am sorry for your loss Vicki, I always liked Keith's joyful and cheerful personality. He and you both will always will be a good memory of my youth...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Kevin Middleton - Keller, TX
“Vickie, We all know that Keith is in a better place, but emotionally we still hurt. We grieve because we will miss our friend, but we also grieve...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Bill & Cheryl Wessels - AR
“Oh Keith, what a ride we had, very good times, singing, traveling, and many other things friends do. It is a bit ironical that for awhile, I have...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Jim & LaDonna Helms - Hot Springs, AR
“Vicki, though Ruth Ann and I were not as familiar with you and Keith, while at Treasure Isle RV Park in Branson we determined instantly that we...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: James & Ruth Ann Hairston - Hope, AR
“Vicki, I am so sorry for your loss. Keith was a wonderful man and he will be missed.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sherry Cowell - Russellville, AR
WILLARD "KEITH" HIGH, JR., a resident of Dover, Arkansas, formerly of Berryville, was born January 19, 1941, in Berryville, Arkansas; a son of Willard Keith High, Sr. and Mable Irene (Johnson) High. He departed this life Friday, May 18, 2012, Russellville, at the age of 71 years.
Keith graduated from Berryville High School in 1960 and he worked for the Federal Aviation Administration as an Electronic Technician for 38 years. He was a member of the Wesley Methodist Church. Keith also proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
On November 12, 1971, Keith was united in marriage with Vicki Lynn (Hulse) who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, Travis Keith High; one daughter, Kristi Lynn Goodman; five grandchildren; two sisters, Frances Lyons of Branson, MO and Diane Wilemon of Ft. Worth, TX; two brothers, Wayne High of Berryville, AR and Sidney High of Nashville, TN; nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends.
Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Willard Keith High, Sr. and Mable Irene Johnson.
Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Dee Dee Autry officiating. Interment will follow the service in the High Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.
Visitation will be 5 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, at Shinn Funeral Service in Russellville.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o First National Bank of Green Forest, Attention: Tiffany Ball, P.O. Box 272, Berryville, AR 72616.