Ira Leon McKeithan, 64, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 at his residence. He was the son of the late Annie Louise Godwin McKeithan and Leo Carl McKeithan and the husband of the late Esther Hines McKeithan.
He was employed by Collier Gas Company and later with Cape Fear Propane for 36 years.
The family received friends Friday, Nov. 24 at Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn. Final rites were held Saturday, Nov. 25 at the funeral home with Rev. Danny Jeffers officiating. Interment was in Whiteville Memorial Cemetery.
He is survived by four siblings, Leo Carl McKeithan Jr. of Bunn, Lillian Juanita Hines, Elsie Louise Cain and Loretta McKeithan Gore Davis, all of Bladenboro.