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Keith D. Buntin

Born: Thu., Sep. 24, 1936
Died: Thu., Mar. 7, 2019


2:00 PM to 5:30 PM, Mon., Mar. 11, 2019
Location: Fisher Family Funeral Services

Funeral Service

5:30 PM Mon., Mar. 11, 2019
Location: Fisher Family Funeral Services

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Keith D Buntin

September 24, 1936 – March 7, 2019



Keith was born on September 24, 1936 in Kirklin IN to Ople Vernon and Minnie Louise (Boone) Buntin. Keith graduated from Kirklin High school and had strong ties to the Kirklin community all his life.

Keith was quite an athlete in Highschool, lettering in Football, Basketball and Track. He enjoyed the many memories that were made while playing along side his brother, Kenneth, and the rest of his teammates that became lifelong friends.

Athletics was always a part of Keith’s life as he was a licensed official for high school basketball and football. It was an honor for him to officiate the IHSAA Football State Finals.

Keith enjoyed attending his children’s sporting events, activities and programs. Later, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren and even great grandchildren excel on the court, course, track, playing fields, and even the arena as they showed their 4-H animals. He was very proud and supportive of his large family.

 Keith held several jobs while providing for his growing family. In 1973, he moved his family to Monticello when he became the personnel director/controller at White Co Memorial Hospital.

After leaving the hospital business, Keith sold health and life insurance and started inspecting hospitals and surgery centers for the State of Indiana.  He worked for the State of Indiana until his retirement.

Keith loved to winter in Lake Placid, Florida spending time with friends and playing golf.

Keith was a member of the Moose, Elks and the American Legion

His greatest love was spending time with his six children,   Judy (Chuck) Stoops of Sheridan, IN;  Jerry (Brenda) Buntin of Eaton, IN;  Jody (Ron) Carter of Monticello, IN;  Julie (Thomas) Houck of Monticello, IN;  Jane Grimm (Ken Dayton) of Cave Creek, AZ and Jacque (Tim) Luby of Monticello, IN;    14 grandchildren:  Alicia (Ryan)Howard, Brian Strantz, Anthony Strantz  (Kelleigh Willcutt), Sean (Josephine) Fite,  Matthew W T Davis, Christi (Devon) Johnson, Josh Stoops,  Janni (Greg) Edie,  Greg Gilland, Melissa Stone,  Kristofer Mill, Keely (Kirk) Olivodotti,  Kyle Carter, Kasey Carter and Keith’s  22 Great Grandchildren.

Surviving are 1 brother, Kenneth (Linda)Buntin Peoria, AZ, 1 Brother in Law, John Grice Kirklin, IN and several nieces and nephews.

Family members preceding him in death include his Parents, Two sisters, Beverly Sue Buntin and Marlyn Grice and 1 grandson, Michael Gilland

Funeral services will be held on Monday March 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm at Fisher Family Funeral Services located at 508 E. 6th St. Sheridan, IN. 46069; Where family and friends are invited to gather from 2:00 pm till time of services.

All are invited to leave condolences for the family at fisherfunerals.com

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Brain Injury Research Institute (BIRI) or Parkinson’s Research.

Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Buntin Family.




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