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Keith Robert Olive

August 12, 1965 — March 4, 2021

Keith (Paco or KRO) Robert Olive, 55, of Jefferson City passed away at his home on Thursday, March 4, 2021 after his courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on August 12, 1965 in Kansas City to the late William and Mary Ellen (Cassmeyer) Olive. Keith was a 1983 graduate of Helias High School where he participated in football and wrestling even going to the state wrestling tournament. After high school, Keith attended Benedictine University and later Linn State where he received his degree as an Industrial Electrician. He later worked as a line mechanic for Kraft-Heinz in Columbia. If you ever had anything that needed fixing, all you had to do was call Keith.

Keith was a current member of Jefferson City Elks Lodge #513. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing Rugby and was an avid bowler. With years of practice at Westgate Lanes, Keith had 86 sanctioned games of 300 and was in the Jefferson City and Columbia Bowling Halls of Fame. Keith spent his free time taking care of his dogs, traveling, camping, golfing and taking an occasional sip of Scotch. He was a master at grilling and smoking meats always inviting family and friends to share.

Keith is survived by his loving partner, Karen Gorman of Jefferson City, sister, Kay Olive of Shawnee, KS, two brothers, Michael (Vickie) Olive of Columbia and Timothy Olive of Jefferson City, niece, Clara Gentges, two nephews, Ryan (Pamela) and Alex Gentges and a grandniece, Marleigh Gentges.

Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home, 3210 N. Ten Mile Dr., Jefferson City. The service will be officiated by Pastor Mark Resner and Mr. Steve Resner. Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services.

Memorials may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 261, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or the Red Slipper Warrior Project, 231 Summerhill Dr. Jefferson City, MO 65109.

Family and friends are welcome to attend services while following social distancing guideline. Facial coverings are suggested while in attendance.

Those wishing to send condolences may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.
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Saturday, March 13, 2021

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home - Jefferson City

3210 N 10 Mile Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

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Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home - Jefferson City

3210 N 10 Mile Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109

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