Keith Bradshaw

Keith Bradshaw was born on October 27, 1953, at Mountain View, Missouri, the only son of Everett and Ella Mae (McAfee) Bradshaw. He passed away on October 15, 2020, at his home in Mountain View, Missouri, surrounded by family at the age of 66 years.

He was united in marriage to Diane Russell on February 26, 1972, in Winona, Missouri, and to this union, four sons were born. In 2006, he met Karen Abbey, his beloved companion for the last 15 years of his life.

Keith is preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ella Mae Bradshaw; and two grandsons.

He is survived by his four sons, Kevin Bradshaw and wife Melonie of Summerville, MO, Kerry Bradshaw and wife Nicole of West Plains, MO, Kenny Bradshaw and wife Angela of West Plains, MO, and Kris Bradshaw of Branson, MO; two sisters, Rhonda Baker of Birch Tree, MO, and Debbie Ogden of Winona, MO; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; his guitar picker of many years, Gary Gram; and a host of family and friends.

Keith spent his life as a loving father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his grandkids. He spent nearly 30 years as a meat cutter, and the last few years as a custodian until he retired in 2020. He was well-known as a great musician and guitar player, including being inducted into the George D. Hayes Hall of Fame. He passed his love of music on to his family.

He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 19, 2020, in Yarber Mortuary chapel, Mountain View, with Pastor Dwayne Terry officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. also in the chapel. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mountain View, Missouri. Condolences may be expressed at


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