Milton Keith Ennis, 82, of Edmonton, left this world peacefully Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Metcalfe Healthcare Facility.
He was a devoted husband of 63 years to his wife, Mary Joyce (Pedigo) Ennis, who survives.
He was born Sept. 23, 1934, in Metcalfe County, to the late Ezra and Myrtle Ennis. Keith was proud to have served his country from 1952-55. He was the Sergeant of the 509 Tank Battalion of the U.S. Army; and was a veteran of the Korean War.
He loved the outdoors, traveling the United States, camping, hunting, fishing and trapping. In his retirement, he enjoyed owning and operating Trapper's Fur Shed gunshop. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Church of Christ in the Randolph community where he served as a deacon for several years.
Along with his wife, he is survived by his two children, Debra "Debbie" Francis (Samuel), of Incline Village, Nevada, and Jeffrey "Jeff" (Julie) Ennis, of Summer Shade; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren: Krista Ennis Harlan (Daniel) - Anna Kate and Ava, of Tompkinsville, Travis Ennis (Cecilee) - Layken and Tatum, of Summer Shade, and April Francis Green (Joey) - Joseph and Ashley, of Louisville. He is also survived by a brother, Kenneth Ennis (Joyce), of Bowling Green; and a sister, Nona Ennis Cloud (and the late Lee), of Union Star, Mo.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gene Ennis; and a grandson, Samuel Aaron Francis.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Randolph Cemetery c/o Gary Richardson, P.O. Box 239, Edmonton, KY 42129.
Published on March 15, 2017