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This memorial website was created in the memory of Keith Ignatius, born in Richwood, West Virginia on the 27th November 1938 and passed away on the 5th September 2009, 70 years of age.

Keith, we miss you buddy!! It gives me comfort knowing that you are watching over me and I will see you again someday in heaven.
My dearest Son, I miss you more today than yesterday yet not as much as we will miss you tomorrow. You left a big empty space in our lives that we cannot overcome. Shine your light, shine your light down on us, give me the strength to carry on. I needed to here the phone ringing and your voice but there was only silent. It's the small things you did that made you so special to me.Wait for me at heavens gate, I'll be there. Love Mom
Sorry for your loss, ours candle is lit. Although death separates us physically remember it's only temporary, God reunites us all again.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. A candle has been lit.
We are so sorry to hear about Keith. You are in our hearts, thoughts & prayers. A candle has been lit.
Know that prayers are being said all over the country and that you guys are very loved. ... Susan and family: Our sincere sympathy to you in the death of Keith.
May the breeze whisper that life never ends, only that it continues forever in a world more beautiful than our worlds can describe. My sincere sympathy, in the loss of Keith. May you find peace and comfort at this time of mourning. May the memories of Keith bring you comfort as well.
Friend Margie Cutlip.
All my thoughts and sympathy are with you and we hope your memories of Keith comfort you in the days ahead.
Jimbo Spencer
I have fond memories of Keith from having gone to school with him at Tannery Grade and Richwood High.
God Bless.
Shelva Surface

Dad I miss you and you will always be in my thoughts and prayers my life will never be the same without you, but I know you'll always be keeping an eye on me. Somethings will never change. I love you father
God bless
your son Marc.

It may be too late to memoralize Keith, but I just read about his passing by scanning the Alderson-Broaddus pages and saw that he was missing from the list. Then, when I googled his name just now, this website popped up.
Keith was one of my best buddies at A-B before I left in 1957. He was fun and kind, with a such a caring nature. We spent many a day doing mission work in poor areas around the A-B area. I see he stuck to his vow to be a minister. I remember our work at the hospital to earn tuition for A-B - a job that was not just a job; it was quite satisfying - we made lifetime friends of some of the patients. Our fun included several trips down the hill in the winter on someone's old car trunk lid. I'm just sorry I did not get in touch with Keith to let him know how much his friendship meant to me and to our fellow "group". My sincere sympathies to his family.
Barbara Dennison Bins

Keith L. Ignatius, 70, of Frazer, Pennsylvania on Saturday, September 05, 2009, found peace and the beginning of a new Journey, one of no pain and where pastures and golf courses are always green.
Keith was born on 11-27-1938 in Richwood, son of Anthony and Nellie Ignatius of Richwood WV. Keith graduated RHS in 1956, Participated in Mr. Edwin Pratt Orange and Black Richwood Band. Played tuba for the four years he was in the band. He was a special man with a huge heart. He always put everyone else before himself. He was the glue that held everyone together and the voice of reason when you needed good advice.
Keith worked hard his whole life. He held many different jobs, from a clerk at the Richwood newsstand to Nursing Aide at Alderson-Broaddus College Philipp West Virginia to help pay for his education at Alderson Broaddus College. He went to Palmer Seminary in 1961 to 1962 and he went to Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. He became minister of the Baptist Church in NJ in the mid 60's. And help the FIRST BAPTIST Church of Richwood out as acting pastor for the congregation for a few weeks in the early 60’s. He was author and joint author of youth ministry book that you can find on Amazon. I think he had a job oversees the editorial at the Valley Forge Pennsylvania: Judson Press in his career. And was a Marriage Counselor on top of everything else.
Keith had a soft spot for animals and loved to be out doors riding his bike. When he was not on his bike he enjoyed talking about cooking, he liked his daily crosswords puzzles, and he was really good and spending time with his family, and going to the golf course and playing 18 holes of golf, he took great pride in his golf game….Keith thought for the day: (Anyone for golf?)
Keith is survived by his mother, Nellie Ignatius of Texas; his daughter Michele M Tyler, Hatfield, Pennsylvania.; His son Marc E. Ignatius of Norristown, Pennsylvania.; his grand daughters Heather and Mercedes of PA. whom he loved dearly; brothers Bill, Tony, Roger, and Danny; sister Barbara of TX; his brother-in-law Willie L Tyler of PA; sister-in-law Kerry Krymis of PA. He is also survived by many more nieces and nephews who were all very special to him, each in their own way.
Our lives were all blessed to have Keith in them. He made our lives rich with his kindness and love. WE WILL MISS YOU KEITH. Rest well “Holy Golf Man” my friend.
Funeral services
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:00 pm
Central Baptist Church
106 W. Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
Ph# 610-688-0664
A tribute to my best buddy, Keith Ignatius
Click to see what Keith wrote in Richwooders guestbook:
Submitted by:Rodney Oyler
Keith is third from the top Row:
But I do hope that people will somehow mention with joy that while his earthly life his over, his life will have continued in the full presence of God.

Richwood, WV USA - Friday, September 11, 2009 at 22:24:51 (CDT)

God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, So he put his arms around you and whispered "Come to me". Though we loved you dearly Golfer Keith, we could not make you stay. You have made a HOLE-IN-ONE in our hearts A golden heart stopped beating,hard-working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. We love you Golfer Keith … from his Texas family: Mom, Barbara, Bill, Anthony, Roger and Danny.
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