Keith Edward Leivick, 90, of Princeton, Mo., passed away Aug. 31, 2018, at a Princeton, Mo., nursing home.

He was born June 25, 1928, in Lineville, Iowa, the son of Theodore Thomas and Neva Mae (Langley) Leivick.

On Feb. 16, 1952, he married Dora Darlene Moore in Princeton, Mo. She preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 2017. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles (Thelma) and Howard James Leivick; two son-in-laws, Jim Lamma and Kenneth Harkins; and a great-granddaughter, Jamie Lamma.

Keith farmed most of his life and hauled cattle to and from sales. He also worked at Girdners Lumber for several years. He was a member of the Cleopatra Methodist Church and the Mercer Lions Club. Keith served his country in the U.S. Marines and became a member of the Mercer Ragan Hickman American Legion Post #477. He served as Mercer County Commissioner for 12 years.

Survivors include his daughters, Linda M. (Bill) Bain, Cainsville, Mo., and Neva Harkins, Trenton, Mo.; grandsons: Jerry (Lynnette) Allen, Princeton, Mo., William Eddie (Shannon) Bain, Unionville, Mo., Jason R. (Cassie) Bain, Mercer, Mo., and Layton Bain (friend, Rachel), Trenton, Mo.; step-grandchildren: Jaren (Ashley) Lamma and Amanda (Brad) Bachman both of Trenton, Mo.; six great-grandsons; and five great-granddaughters.

Funeral Services were held Sept. 7 at Roberson Funeral Home, Princeton, Mo. Burial with military rites followed in Wilder Cemetery, Mercer, Mo.

Memorials may be made to the Wilder Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 316, Princeton, MO 64673. Online condolences may be left at

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