February 28, 1932 ~ March 24, 2014
Keith Blakey, 82, passed away March 23, 2014. Survived by his wife of 44 years, Lucille Blakey; nephews, Milt (Patti) Blakey and Rob (Salina) Mangone; niece, Elisa Jones; sister-in-law, Virginia Calich; cousin, Susann Vest; and longtime friends, Pat Farson and the Allen Moore family. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard (LouElla) and Arthur Blakey; nephew, J.P. Mangone; brother-in-law, Bob Calich; aunt, Dorothy Vest; and uncle, Russell Vest. Keith was born in Leadville on Feb. 28, 1932, to Austin and Ida Blakey. He worked as the Lake County Tax Assessor and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Viewing, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home. Graveside service, 11:00 a.m., Wed., March 26, at Fairview Cemetery , in Salida. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.