Keith Eugene Tankersley, 60, of New Carlisle, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016.

He was born July 16, 1956 in Dayton, the son of Earl Eugene and Mary Alice Tankersley.

Keith worked as a server and manager at several area restaurants, including Paragon, Jays Seafood and Peasant Stock of Dayton.

He is preceded in death by his father Earl “Gene”; wife Gina; sister Debi Columber; and niece Angela Gene.

Keith is survived by his mother Mary Alice; sisters Donna Robinson and Deena (Danny) Roberts; best friend Jeff Nohacs; and beloved dog Anshel.

Services will be held at the discretion of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.trostelchapman.com.