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Keith Wesley Headley

July 28, 1946 November 7, 2021
Keith Wesley Headley
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Obituary for Keith Wesley Headley

Keith Wesley Headley of Milford, MI died on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at his home at the age of 75 of congestive heart failure.

Keith was born in Tecumseh, Michigan on July 28, 1946 to parents Walter John and Margaret Louise (Schiel) Headley. He was raised in Detroit, MI, graduating from Henry Ford High School in 1964. Keith played football during his last year of high school and achieved the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout.

As a child he spent most summers at his Uncle Bud and Aunt Elaine Schiel’s house tending to the farm with his cousins Sue and Sallie Schiel. Keith enjoyed spending time out in the woods. He was an avid hunter, all around outdoorsmans and woodsman. He enjoyed taking fishing trips to Wawa and bear hunting in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Keith earned his brown belt and was a member of Karate and Judo Schools of America from 1967 to 1975. In 1966 he worked as a tree arborist for the City of Detroit. Keith married Meredy in 1971 and the couple moved to Milford. He joined the Milford Fire Department in 1989 as a volunteer fireman and proudly served until 2008. During his time as a fireman he organized medical insurance ad retirement benefits for department members, initiated a program to provide reflective address signs for the Village of Milford, instructed certified CPR classes for the community and was a fire inspector.

In 1980 he joined the Masonic Lodge in Milford. Keith was a member of the Walled Lake Church of Christ, baptized on August 2, 1983. He was a member of the Nozzleman Club and the Turtle Club of Milford. He enjoyed attending the opening day game of the Detroit Tigers with all of his grade school friends and riding his Harley.

Keith was a devoted husband, father and papa. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Meredith (Nott) Headley, his son, Jason Headley (Lorrie), his daughter, Magen (Headley) Daniels; grandchildren, Blake, Brianna Jacob, Brooklyn and Bryson. Preceded in death by his parents Walter and Margaret.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11 o'clock at Walled Lake Church of Christ, 1367 N Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, MI 48390. Friends and family may gather from 10 AM until the time of service and at a reception following the service.

For further information phone 248-684-6645.

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11:00 AM 5/21/2022 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/21/2022 12:00:00 PM
Walled Lake Church of Christ

1367 N Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, Michigan 48390

Friends and family may gather from 10 AM until the time of service and at a reception following the service.

Walled Lake Church of Christ
1367 N Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 Michigan
United States
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