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Keith Alexis Creager

April 3, 1950 ~ May 6, 2019 (age 69)

Keith A. Creager, born April 3, 1950 in Dexter, Iowa to Robert Lewellen Creager and Modesta Lena (Esser) Creager.  Keith fought to the end; however Acute Myeloid Leukemia overcame him on May 6, 2019 at the age of 69. Keith was born a fraternal twin and enjoyed shenanigans with his older sister and twin sister at their family cafe.  He graduated from Dexfield Community School on May 22, 1969.  After receiving an Associate Degree in Electronics from Des Moines Area Community College, Keith enlisted into the United States Air Force on July 16, 1971. Following basic training and technical school, Keith was stationed at Yokota Air Base, Japan for his first duty.  Soon thereafter, he was stationed to Camp Drake, Japan where he met the love of his life, Kayoko. Keith and Kayoko united their love in marriage on October 16, 1973.  After 2 children and 24 years of service to his country, Keith retired Honorably from the United States Air Force on July 31, 1995.  Approximately a year later, Keith joined the family of Microsystems, Inc.  After 16 years of hard work and dedication he retired from Microsystems, Inc. Keith will always be remembered for his friendly and giving nature. He may also be remembered for his jokes, antics, and shenanigans along with his funny and informative stories. Keith has taken his heavenly place beside his parents, Robert and Modesta Creager.  He will live on through is wife, Kayoko Creager, his children, Keith T. Creager and Ann T. Creager, his older sister Kathleen and husband Hank Mitchell, and his twin sister Karen Creager and life companion Steve Barker.  Keith will also continue to living on through all the lives he has touched throughout his life. A time of visitation will take place on Sunday, May 12th, 2019 from 2PM - 4PM at Davis Watkins Funeral Home 113 Racetrack Road NE, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32547.  A Military graveside service with full honors will be on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at 11AM at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Florida.

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