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Gregory D. Keys

May 9, 1974 — September 12, 2021

Gregory D. Keys, “Greg” 47 of Bluefield, WV died suddenly on Sunday September 12, 2021, due to complication to COVID- 19 at Bluefield Regional ER. Born May 9th, 1974, Greg was loyal and faithful servant of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Co-Pastor of Divine Hope Ministries of Glenwood WV. Graduate of Montcalm High School. He drove a special needs bus for Mercer County board of education. Owner and operator of Kingdom Contracting. Greg loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his family and many friends.

Preceded in death by Grandparents Dewie K and Agnes Ratliff-Keys of Princeton, WV and Henry B. and Mary L. Jones-Thorne of Bluefield, WV. Uncle Dennie M. Keys, Uncle Russell C Thorne, and Nephew Christain G. Belcher.

Left to cherish his memories, Parents Phillip D. Keys and Debbie M. Thorne- Keys of Bluefield, WV. Brother Kevin M. Keys, of Bluefield, WV. Sister Candace N. Keys- Belcher of Bluefield, WV. Beloved Wife, Melissa A Rice- Keys of home. Daughters Samantha D. Keys of home, DeAnna M. Keys of Princeton, WV, and Katelyn R. Keys of home. Neice Brooklyn L. Belcher of Bluefield, WV. Many Uncles and Aunts and cousins as well as many friends that he dearly loved.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Joey Wright, Pastor of Divine Hope Ministries officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell. Pallbearers will be Rick Fowler, Steven Webb, Shannon Hodge, Warnie Day, Nelson Saddler, Randall Tyree. Honorary Pallbearers, Allen Hudgins, Kevin Clower, Hunter Hodge, Kevin Keys, Bobby Hall.

Friends may call on Thursday evening at the funeral home from 6-8 PM.

Online condolences will be accepted at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Keys family.

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Friday, September 17, 2021

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