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Edward K. “Keith” Spears

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 3:43 pm

Edward K. “Keith” Spears, 63, Columbia, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022, at his home. He was born June 15, 1959, in Moberly, MO the son of the late Lowell Frances and Mary Evelyn (Perkins) Spears.

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by four brothers Gary L. Spears, Larry E. Spears and his wife Jackie, Doyal Spears and his wife Regina and Terry W. Spears; two sisters Cheryl Kilbourn and her husband Mike and Ruth A. Stuart; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, three brothers Lowell E. Spears, Royal D. Spears and Daryl L. Spears; three sisters Frances E. Reichers, Katheryn N. (Roberts) Spears and Mary Elaine Detiene preceded him in death.

Keith worked for James Fencing in Columbia, MO for many years. He loved working on small engines, collecting and spending time with his family and his dog Shadow.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am Friday, July 29, 2022, at the Centralia City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Centralia Avenue of Flags, payable to the City of Centralia, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at