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Keith Flesher

August 2, 1928 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 92)


Keith Flesher, 92, of Danville, IL passed away on September 6, 2020 at North Logan Healthcare in Danville.

Keith was born on August 2, 1928 to Gail Flesher & Lois (Fraze) Flesher, in Ridgeville, IN. He married Joan (Whitenack) Flesher July 24, 1948, in Ridgeville, IN and she preceded him in death on June 17, 2018.

Survivors include two sons, Michael (Emily) Flesher of Potomac, IL and Greg Flesher of Savoy, IL as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Keith is preceded in death by parents, his wife, Joan, two brothers, Elvin Flesher and Kenneth Flesher, as well as one granddaughter, Kristen Flesher Lemon.

Keith started his career as a Mechanical Engineer with an aircraft company. He later specialized in springs and was instrumental in a few patents. Keith also worked for a spring company, bedding companies, and wire manufacturing entities.  Throughout his career some of the job titles he held were Director of Research and Development, Director of Engineering, Chief Engineer, Factory Manager, and Plant Manager.

Keith enjoyed being with his family, playing golf, basketball and card games, He enjoyed traveling when he and his family were younger, and loved reminiscing about a simpler life.

He was a great father to us and will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Life Service Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Park, 3901 N Vermilion Street Danville, IL.  Robbie Ketcherside will officiate. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, Illinois, 3940 N Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61834 is assisting the family with arrangements.

It is kindly requested that those in attendance of the Graveside service wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Memorials by be made in Keith’s memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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