Elbert Cecil Keith Jr.
Elbert Cecil Keith Jr., of Creedmoor, NC died unexpectantly on December 16, 2020 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham, NC.
Elbert was born on September 26, 1954 at Watts Hospital in Durham, NC to Elbert Cecil Keith Sr., and the late Margaret Wheelous Keith. He was raised in Butner, NC and in Creedmoor, NC. He attended Creedmoor Elementary and graduated from South Granville High School inn 1972. After high school he attended Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and graduated with a BS degree in Political Science. After graduating from college, he worked for the state of North Carolina in Child Support Services. He retired after thirty years of service and received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the governor for his outstanding service in Child Support. Elbert enjoyed reading, antiquing and working on family genealogy. He thoroughly enjoyed his favorite pastime which was taking care of his chickens.
A public viewing will be held Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 12:00-2:00 PM at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.
He leaves to cherish his memory his father, Elbert Cecil Keith Sr.; two sisters, Margaret Agnes Keith Hobgood (Alvin) of Creedmoor and Laura Keith of Creedmoor; two nieces, Emily Chartier of North Kingstown, Rhode Island and Susan Randau (Ryan) of Franklinton; a nephew, Adam Hobgood (Jamey) of Creedmoor; two great-nieces, Mackenzie and Jessie Randau; two great-nephews, Mason Hobgood and Ethan Chartier and two step great-nieces, Kaylie and Gracie Reid.
A private graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Durham, NC. You may access the graveside service by clicking on the following link:
Graveside Service: https://vimeo.com/492267416
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Kidney Foundation, The Baptist Children’s Home and St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
Eakes Funeral Home will be following social distancing guidelines and ask that all in attendance please wear a mask or appropriate face covering.