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Keith Alan Altizer

January 24, 1947 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Keith Altizer Obituary

Keith Alan Altizer, 77, of Saulsville, WV passed away unexpectedly on February 11,2024 in Hendersonville, NC.

Born January 24, 1947 in Marfrance, WV, he was the son of the late Ulysses Altizer and Lucy Cauldell Altizer Stickler.

He honorably and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He is a retired coal miner and a member of the UMWA local union 9177. He worked at Consol’s Itman Mine and Chris Cline’s Mine at Huffman and Wharton, WV. After 33 years, he retired and was able to spend time doing what he loved; hunting, fishing, gardening, watching WVU sports, and spending time with his family. Keith loved his family and the Lord which was evident to all who met him.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his son, Keith Alan Altizer, Jr, his father and mother-in- law Ray and Ruby Justus Blankenship, his sister Ada Gay Mace, his brothers, Gerald, Ulysses, Joseph, Donald, Ronald and Lowell, his sisters-in- law Donna Jennings, Nancy Altizer, Martha Altizer and brother-in-law Kenneth Mace.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of fifty four years, Frances Blankenship Altizer, his sons Ryan (Kim) Altizer of Rustburg,VA, Derek (Tasha) Altizer of Mills River, NC, his grandchildren, who brought him much love and happiness, Sydney, Addison, Karlee of Rustburg, VA and Isaac and Ila of Mills River, NC, his sister in law Kathy (Bruce) Cottle of Moneta, VA, nieces, nephews and a great friend, Robert Craft.

A special thank you to his nephew, Christopher Jennings, for all of his help throughout the years. 

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February 17, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Evans-Calfee Funeral Service-Pineville
614 Appalachian Hwy.
Pineville, WV 24874

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February 17, 2024

1:00 PM


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