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Keith Johnson

October 3, 1964 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 55)

Obituary

Keith Johnson aka "shawty "as a youth traveled from Jefferson city at the young age of 9 to Kansas City Mo, where he went to Blenheim grade school, he

then went on to Southeast middle and high school. After high school Keith began to work for Research Medical Center, as a canteen vending supplier/cook, where he worked for 19 years, then he retired. As a young adult he became a member to Progressive Baptist Church. Keith was an entrepreneur and he was a jack of many trades, except for cars, which he didn't know much about (smiles). He also had a loved for yard care.

After a short break Keith went back to work for Bon Appetite which later outsource to Treat America /Cerner. Keith also worked part time for Jim's Diner which is where he picked up the nickname "Keith Sweat". He was with Jim's for over 19 plus years including and up to the last day of work, which was Saturday June 6th,2O2O.

Keith had a huge passion for cooking on and off the grill, and he truly loved it, and within the last 2-3 years he also took on the skill of baking and decorating cakes. Keith was also a avid fan for our World Champion Kansas city Chiefs, and enjoyed watching the games and yelling at the games with friends/family.

Keith also let it be known he was a proud dad and he loved his daughter Keionda Williams Johnson and son Keith Johnson Jr the grandson to Robert Bush. 

Keith had a vivacious personality and always made people around him laugh, he loved to dance and to have fun and less not forget Keith "shawty" didn't have a problem speaking his mind nor holding back his opinion.

Keith Johnson "shawty" , was also a dapper individual with a colorful wardrobe, as well as staying well groomed, compliments to his personal barber Donnie Williams, he had many lifelong friends, and he will be missed dearly. especially by the neighborhood family, yuuk yuuk 67.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 30, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home
1101 E Bannister Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 30, 2020

12:00 PM
Serenity Funeral Home
1101 E Bannister Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131

Interment
Tuesday
June 30, 2020

2:00 PM
XII Gates Memorial Gardens
9500 Bannister Rd
Kansas City, MO 64134

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