Keith A. McElravy

October 25, 1972 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 48) 48 Years Old


Keith A. McElravy, 48, of Corry, formerly of Karns City, went to be with the Lord with his wife and family at his side at his father’s home in Karns City Sunday morning, May 16, 2021.

Keith was born in Butler on October 25, 1972.  He was the son of Marshall R. McElravy.

He was a 1991 graduate of Karns City Area High School.  He was of the Methodist faith. Keith enjoyed the company of his wife and children, most especially watching his son, Lars, race, fishing with Ace, and attending his daughter’s pageants, traveling, and listening to heavy metal music.

Keith was an industrial electrician and had been employed for Creek Electrical in Wichita, Kansas for more than 15 years. 

He is survived by his wife, Tammy M. Snyder McElravy, whom he married in Waterford on June 8, 1996; his parents, Marshall and Peggy McElravy of Karns City, his children, Dakota M., at home, Lars R. of Russell, Jade S. and Ace T., both at home; two brothers, Jared Wells of Winona, MN and Ian McElravy of Karns City; his sister, Kimberly A. Barger and her husband, Chris, of Petal, MS; his niece and nephew, Lauren and Garrett Barger; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Edith Snyder of Corry; his long time best friend, Andrew “Andy” Seybert of Butler, who will give Keith’s eulogy, as well as a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and friends.

Keith was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Raymond “Buck” and Dorothy McElravy, and his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Betty Texter, and Connie Texter.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main Street, Karns City, from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Blair Blakeslee, a missionary alliance pastor, officiating. Memorial contributions in Keith’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society by visiting For more information, or to send a condolence, please visit

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