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Michael Andrew "Andy" Keathley

March 7, 1949 October 22, 2019
Michael Andrew "Andy" Keathley
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Obituary for Michael Andrew "Andy" Keathley

Michael Andrew Keathley, age 70, passed away Tuesday evening, October 22, 2019 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. He was a resident of the Scott's Store community, Mount Olive.

Known to most as Andy, he was raised on Keathley Hill near Albertson. He graduated from East Duplin High School and earned a Bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University. Andy was employed as a truck driver for most of his working career, and he also was an agri-businessman, overseeing the operation of the family's farms.

Andy is survived by his wife, Melba Etheridge Keathley, of the home; their three children, Mark Keathley and his wife, Jennifer Goodwin, of Spokane, Washington, Maureen Keathley of Mount Olive, and Alan Keathley of Wilmington; a sister, Victoria "Vicky" Keathley of Winterville; and a brother, Jonathan "Johnny" Keathley and his husband, Marc-Andre Bedard of LacBeauport, Quebec, Canada.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Keathley and Magdaline Alphin Keathley; and a brother, Lewis Keathley, Jr.

Andy will be laid to rest in the Keathley Family Cemetery following a private graveside and interment service. The Keathley family will be receiving friends on Sunday, October 27, from 4 until 5:30 p.m. in Baker Fellowship Hall at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, corner of North Breazeale Ave. and West Main Street, Mount Olive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, attn: James "Tinker" and Frances Best Scholarship, PO Box 158, Mount Olive, NC 28365.

Arrangements are with Tyndall.

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