Keith Alan Barks, 46, of Rock Island died Sunday, Feb. 19, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
He was born Dec. 17, 1965, in Lakeland, Fla., was a dairy farmer, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Clarence and Lillian Hogue, and paternal grandparents, Matthew and Cora Belle Barks.
Survivors include his parents, Merle and Betty Barks of Rock Island; brother Mike Barks and sister Teresa Sanford, both of McMinnville; nephews, Dale and Holly Stauffacher, and Brent Stauffacher, and great-nephew Dylan Stauffacher.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. today at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Ricky Arnold will officiate. Interment will follow at Brick House Cemetery. The Barks family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 22, 2012