Keith William McGrath - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

Keith William McGrath

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Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:50 pm

Keith William McGrath, 67, of McConnelsville, finished his work here on earth and went to be with Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020.

He was born on Jan. 5, 1953, in Zanesville, to the late Myron and Eleanor Fox McGrath.

Keith was a strong believer in Jesus Christ and attended church faithfully all his life. He was a member of Fairview Church. He retired from Miba Bearings in 2014 after 42 years of service. While at Miba, he was a member of the International Association of Machinists where he was chairman of the Union Com. for 10 yrs., Safety Com. for 20 yrs., and the Hazmat Chemical Team for 21 yrs. He enjoyed singing gospel songs, gardening and his faithful black lab, Shadow.

He is survived by his wife, Dee Morgan McGrath of the home; three daughters, Michelle Yerian of New Philly, Heather (Chad) Davis of Harrisville WV and Kim Shultz of McConnelsville; three sons, Kacy (Mollie) McGrath of Ringgold, Tim (Heather) Leopold of McConnelsville and Troy (Julie) Leopold of McConnelsville; a brother, Terry (Mary Ann) McGrath of Malta; a sister, Martha (Robert) Feathers of Marietta; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog, Shadow.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Darren Leopold.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the Meigs Church of Christ.

A visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Matheney Funeral Home in McConnelsville.

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