Johnny “Keith” Hunter, 71, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 11:00 PM, Friday, February 16, 2018 at his home.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Columbus Baptist Church, Keyesport with Pastor Bruce Sasse officiating. Interment will follow in McInturff Cemetery, rural Vandalia. Visitation will be held prior to services from 9:00- 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Columbus Baptist Church, Keyesport. Memorials may be made to the Family of Keith Hunter or to Columbus Baptist Church. Online condolences can be expressed at www.hohltandfilefh.com
Johnny Keith Hunter was born February 17, 1946, the son of Faye (Hunter) Jackson and Charles Jackson. He married Beatrice Jane Hans on March 11, 1965. Together they had a wonderful life of 53 years; their love produced four children. Keith was formerly employed by Brockway in Vandalia as a fork lift operator and was a member of Columbus Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Hunter; sons, Brian (Amber) Hunter and Shaun (Casey) Hunter; and daughter, Kristy Rigdon, all of Vandalia; grandchildren, Kimberly (Trevor Pyle) Hunter, Jordan Hunter, Kourtney Hunter, Kaitlyn Hunter, Coty (Lupe Vences) Hunter, Conner Hunter, Zane McCombs, Paetyn Hunter, Danika Hunter, and Brian Keith Hunter; sisters, Ina Aldridge and Judy (Dale) Hans; brothers, Gary Jackson, Jerry Jackson, and Terry Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Faye Jackson; beloved son, Donnie Keith Hunter; brother, Danny Jackson; sister, Linda Jackson; niece, Tiffany Hans; and nephew, Dennis Hans.