Obituaries

Keith A. Delaney

January 3, 1943 - May 10, 2022

Keith A. Delaney, 79, of Keill, IL and formerly Batavia passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. He was born January 3, 1943, in Flora, IL the son of Harold and Catherine (Strange) Delaney. 

Keith spent most of his life living in Northern IL, but eventually moved back to his roots in Southern IL. However, his career as a truck driver and his love of road trips brought him all over the country. When Keith wasn’t working or traveling, he enjoyed spending time outdoors on his tractor and listening to good ‘ole country music.

Keith is survived by his sisters, Joan and Kathy, several nieces, nephews and cousins, and his companion and best friend, Pooch. He will be missed dearly by everyone that knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Catherine, his sister Judy, his brother Tim, and his partner Grace.

Visitation will be held 3:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. Monday, May 16, 2022, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.  A funeral service will follow the visitation at the funeral home at 6:00 P.M.

Keith will be laid to rest 2:30 P.M. Tuesday, May 17, 2022, in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery with full military honors.

Guest Book

  • Nancy Hayhurst Keith Delaney was my friend. I met him through Grace, his good friend for many years. Keith was a good man and I loved him. I know he was a believer and is free of all heartache and pain as he is with his Savior Jesus Christ. My prayers are with his family and friends. I’m blessed to have known him.