Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

April 24, 2012

Keith Howard Israel

BIXBY — Keith Howard Israel, a longtime resident of Tahlequah, passed from this life on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Tulsa. Keith was 33 years old.

“Bo,” as he is known by his family and friends, was born on April 18, 1979, in Tahlequah, the son of Phillip and Evelyn (Phoenix) Israel.

Keith is preceded in death by his mother and son, Jaxon Israel.

Those that Keith leaves behind include his wife, Amanda (Melton) Israel; and children, Blaine, Jada and Eli, of Bixby. Keith leaves his father, Phillip of Tahlequah; three brothers and two sisters, including his twin, Kevin Israel and wife Evelyn of Tulsa; John Israel and wife Pam of Porter; Larry Israel of Tahlequah; Kelli Jones and husband Dale of Tulsa; and Kim Israel and Greg of California; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.

Services were held Monday, April 23, in Bixby, at the Grace Baptist Church, under the direction of Bixby Funeral Home, with interment following at the Floral Haven Memorial Gardens in Tulsa.

Bixby Funeral Home, Bixby, Okla., (918) 369-1700.

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