Dewey Keith Servies
Jan. 1, 1931 – Oct. 23, 2021
Dewey Keith Servies passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 in Trustbridge Hospice in West Palm Beach, Fla.
He was born in Montgomery County on Jan. 1, 1931 to the late Harley and Lorna (Barker) Servies.
Mr. Servies graduated from New Market High School in 1949 and attended marketing classes at Purdue University. He proudly served his country in the United States Army in the Korean War. In 1953, he married Joyce Reese. After her passing, he married Pat (Mulheeren) Sharkey in 1984. He owned and operated Servies Dairy. He retired from the dairy and operated, along with Pat, Pat Servies Decorating in Florida. He served as a Commander of the Byron Cox American Legion Post 72 and was a member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and the Crawfordsville Jaycees. He was always up for a good party and playing Santa Claus at family gatherings during the holidays.
Survivors include his son, Jerry (Becky) Servies of Crawfordsville; his daughter, Terry (Rusty) Helms of Brownsburg; and step-daughter, Christie (Curt) Shumate of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Nancy (Larry) Price of Greencastle and Dorothy (Jerry) Vaughn of Southlake, T.X.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wives, Joyce Servies and Pat Servies; a sister, Betty Williams; and a brother, Marvin Servies.
Friends and family may call at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 from 12 p.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m., with Rev. Mike Whitacre officiating and military honors by the United States Army and Post 72 Honor Guard. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. The burial will follow at Oak Hill South Cemetery.
Friends may best express sympathy with memorial contributions to Parkinson’s Foundation at Parkinson.org or mail to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
Condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com