Carl Keith McNece, 73, of East Alton, passed away quietly Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, surrounded by family and God.
He was born April 3, 1942, in Bernie, Mo., son of the late Carl and Wilma (Perry) McNece.
He married the love of his life, Beulah Mae VanMatre, on April 15, 1961. She preceded him in death Dec. 4, 1980.
Keith was a longtime member of Teamsters Locals Nos. 600 and 525. He also belonged to the Masonic Lodge No. 406, was a longtime member of Wood River Missionary Baptist Church and was a current member of the First Baptist Church of Roxana.
Surviving their beloved father and grandfather are his son, Steven Keith McNece (wife, Shannon) of Godfrey; his daughter, Kimberly Kaye Beck (husband, Jason) of Auburn; grandchildren, Shawn Patrick McNece, Johnathan Michael Thomas Beck, Sydney Paige McNece and Mackenzie Taylor Beck; and one sister, Helen Wright of Springfield, Mo.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Wendell, Verl, John and Delmar McNece; and four sisters, Norma Bishop, Wanda Dilman, Linda Schulte and Nina Dennisen.
Memorial visitation will be 10 a.m. until services begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at Paynic Home for Funerals.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Parkinson’s Disease Research.
Online guestbook is available at www.paynicfh.com.