Theodore R. Gainey, 82, a resident of Port Orange, Florida, passed away February 11, 2016. Ted was born in Daytona Beach of Theodore and Zola Gainey on May 3rd, 1933.
In his teen years, Ted divided his time between attending Mainland High School and earning money working at the Piggly Wiggly.
In 1952, Ted married Shirley Graves, a marriage that would endure for more than 60 years, and be blessed with four Children.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the early 50's and was a faithful member of the Church of Christ in Daytona Beach. He will be missed by many.
Ted was predeceased by his parents and his son Terry who passed away in 1977. Those left to Cherish Ted's memory are his wife, Shirley, his sons, Mark, Chris, and Jody, and a host of relatives and friends.
A Celebration of his life was held on February 17, 2016 at the Church of Christ, 850 Beville Road, Daytona Beach, Florida with Minister Bruce Daugherty presiding.
C. Myron Keith, of Franklin, Tennessee, died on November 13, 2015. He was 83. Mr. Keith was a man who loved God and his family and was truly dedicated to his Lord. He began preaching at age 16 until 82 in various congregations predominately in Middle Tennessee. His last church was Peytonsville Church of Christ and prior to that, he spent 28 years at Fourth Avenue Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by grandson, Benton Baxter; parents, Charles and Laura Keith; and sisters, Amy Wallace and Barbara Short.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois Keith; daughter Karen (Tim) Baxter; grandchildren, Keith and Ruster Baxter; sister Betty Allamel; and much loved neices and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted November 16, 2015 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with a celebration his life and his love for God. Interment at Williamson Memorial Gardens. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers the Peytonsville Church of Christ.
It was my honor to know these two Great Men of God!
Ted Gainey was my friend from childhood growing up together in Port Orange, Florida, and having the priviledge to worship together over the years. Truly I have lost a dear friend.
C. Myron Keith was my mentor while in college. It was my honor and priviledge to work with him, learning many spiritual lessons, for five years in the Church in Lebanon, Tennessee. He even gave me my first Golf Lesson!
What an honor it has been to have known and love these two men, who so loved the Lord!
A FEW GOOD MEN
-Chorus 3 times Ending:
He just needs a Few Good Men.