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Obituary of Carl F. Keating

Carl F. Keating, 89, of Corbin passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at The Heritage in Corbin.

A native of Corbin, he was a son of the late James W. and Nannie Beatty Keating.  His wife Margaret "Babs" Metcalf Keating, brothers James William Keating and Hobart Keating, and a sister Agnes Rhodes also preceded him in death.

Carl worked as a clerk for the L&N/CSX Railroad and had been a Mason with the Hugh Harris Lodge #938 F&AM.  He was extremely proud of his Celtic heritage and was an avid computer user.  He had varied tastes in music and enjoyed playing pool.  He was a member of 17th Street Christian Church.

Survivors include two daughters: Carla Elliott and husband Larry, and Jane Wages and husband Darrell;  two grandchildren: Margaret "Maggie" Cox and her husband David, and Jordan Keating Wages and his wife Elizabeth;  a great grandson Elliott Benjamin Cox;  and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 14 at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Brother Randy Wickham officiating.  Visitation will begin at 11:00 am Tuesday.

Interment will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.

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