John L. Keith, 85, of Noblesville, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Riverview TCU in Noblesville.

He was born Jan. 13, 1932, to Beulah & Morris Handschin in Moingona, Iowa. He was then adopted by Harry and Judith (Lindahl) Keith.
Mr. Keith proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, a veteran of the Korean War, and graduated from Grandview Junior College in Des Moines, Iowa, and CW Post College in Long Island, N.Y. He was a Civil Engineer and drafting artist, working for Pepsi Co. and Cast Iron Pipe Research. He also ran an antique consignment shop. Mr. Keith was a member of Noblesville First United Methodist Church and Noblesville American Legion. He served as past president of Cancer Services of Hamilton County, and held memberships in the Noblesville Lions Club, Svea Lodge 253, the NRA, and Mended Hearts. 
Survivors include his children, Sheryl (Andre H.) Penu, who was the daughter of Beryl Magee; and Karen (Christopher) Le Plastrier, and Brian Keith, who were the daughter & son of Jean Keith; 12 grandchildren, Keith (Ariel), John, Jesse and Mark Penu, Faith (Samuel) Brewer, Jessica, Gregory (Nicole) Oliver and Kathryn Flor, Haley (Kevin) Hast, and Hannah and Hollyn Keith; great-grandchildren, Catherine Hast, Charlotte Hast, Amethyst Brewer, and Lincoln Oliver (on the way); and his brother, Norman (Vickie) Handschin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Helen Keith Jan. 9, 2017; and his brother, Conrad Faber.
Burial and Committal Service are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville. A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Noblesville First United Methodist Church, 2051 Monument St., Noblesville, with Pastor Dick Judson officiating. A meal at the church will follow the celebration.

Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, Noblesville, has been entrusted with arrangements. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior, Project PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.