Albert Keith Kindrick passed away at his home in Okemah, Oklahoma on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at the age of 63 years.
Keith was the son of Willie John ‘Bill’ Kindrick and Opal Dean (Whitstone) Kindrick, born on March 3, 1957, in Ada, Oklahoma. He was brought up in various parts of the U.S., France and Germany, wherever his father was stationed with the U.S. military. He graduated Eisenhower High School in Lawton, Oklahoma in June of 1976. He was married on June 25, 1976, to Carol Williams, the mother of his two children.
Keith moved around some, living in the Ada area until the mid 1980s where he worked for Polo’s Mexican restaurant and then for a while in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he worked at the Perkin’s Restaurant, before moving back to Ada in 1991.
He married Jerrianna Newton on March 14, 1992, in Holdenville where the two of them lived for a while before moving to Ada where they were foster parents to special needs kids until 2003. They also lived in Shawnee, Yeager, and moved to their current home in Okemah one year ago.
Keith worked 121/2 years as a mechanic and supervisor for Wrangler, and then attended Pontotoc Tech Center in Ada, where he earned his LPN certificate. He worked for the past fifteen years as an LPN, until his last day of work on October 19, 2020.
In his spare time, Keith enjoyed going to movies and watching TV, camping at the lake, fishing, and target shooting. He loved spending time with his wife, Jerrianna, and they enjoyed attending SCA events in Oklahoma.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Roy and Ruby Kindrick, and his maternal grandparents, Albert and Julia Whitstone; his parents, Bill and Opal Kindrick; uncle Carl Whitstone; uncle and aunt, Doug and Lolita Kindrick; father-in-law Andrew ‘Butch’ Newton; brother-in-law Andrew ‘Drew’ Newton; twin nephews Andy Kibby and Drew Kibby; baby Kindrick; and foster son David.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Jerrianna, of the home; his son and daughter-in-law, Nicholas and Stephanie Kindrick, of Casper, Wyoming, and his daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Scott Chamberes of Ft. Lewis, Washington; three grandchildren, Micah Chambers and Hanna Chambers, both of Ft. Lewis, Washington, and Caleb Kindrick of Casper, Wyoming; two brothers, Mark Kindrick and wife Sheila of Blue Springs, Missouri, and Roy Kindrick of Midwest City; one sister, Julia Kindrick of Midwest City; mother-in-law Anna Newton and husband DeWitt Satterwhite, of Henryetta; two sisters-in-law, Andrea Crawford and husband Donald of Holdenville, and Amy Newton (Delbert Kibby) of Ragtown; one sister-in-law, Candice Hannah Newton of Holdenville; nine nieces and nephews, Desire, Katherine, James, Alex, Jacob, Ethan, Darren, Hunter, and Mark Hannah Jr; other relatives and many friends.
Graveside services were held at the Wetumka Cemetery pavilion on Saturday, December 12th, at 2:00 p.m. with Charles Teel officiating. Pallbearers were Johnny Venable, Daniel Venable, Hunter Kibby, Kevin Kindrick, Delbert Kibby, and Julia Kindrick. Honorary pallbearers were Ethan Kindrick, Jacob Sutter, Derron Sisco, M.J. Hannah, James Kindrick, and Alex Kindrick.