Billy Joe Keever

Published 05/13 2014 08:55AM

Updated 05/13 2014 09:01AM

Billy Joe Keever went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2014. Billy was the youngest of 4 sons born to Carl and Bertha Dawson Keever, Skidmore, MO

He attended Eureka country school and the Skidmore High School. He graduated from Lincoln Christian College, Stanton, Ill.

Billy was a minister and had preached at No 10 Potamac and Headyville in Illinois, Westside, Eastside, Pleasant Hill and Rockport in Missouri, Millersburg, Ohio, Independence, Kansas, and some ministry in Hawaii and Jamaica.

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and preacher. He loved and worked with all types of people in his 60 years of Ministry.

Billy is survived by his wife, Betty of the home, son, Jerry Keever (Patty), Independence, MO, a daughter, Judy Hatfield (Steve), Odessa, MO, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Donald, Dean, and Bob; and his son, Michael Keever.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Country Side Christian Church, Maryville, MO. The burial will follow at the Nodaway Memorial Gardens, also of Maryville.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services on Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Skidmore Christian Church, or the Country Side Christian Church, Maryville, MO.

Services are under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO

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