The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 7, 2013

Keith A. Rea


Star Beacon

GENEVA — Keith A. Rea, age 58, of Geneva, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland.

He was born March 15, 1954, in Elyria, Ohio, to Patricia (Tjemmes) and Alwyn Rea. Keith was a 1971 Graduate of Osterland Preparatory School in Yellow Springs. He was a Graduate of the OSU School of Pharmacy.

Keith was a practicing pharmacist in Geneva for 26 years as the owner of The Medicine Shop and at Giant Eagle. Keith was a member of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and also was the director of Pharmacy for many years at Geneva Medical Center. He was a member of Geneva First United Methodist Church for 20 years.

Keith is survived by his son, Brendan (Corey) Rea of Cleveland Heights; mother, Patricia Rea of Sheffield Village; brother, Donovan Rea of Sheffield Village; former wife, Cynthia L. Rea of Fairport; and many friends and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Cory and Jordan; and his father, Alwyn Rea.

Friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon, Saturday, Feb. 9th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio. Funeral Service will follow at Noon, Saturday, at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Oplinger, of Geneva First United Methodist Church, officiating. Final Resting Place will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Geneva.

Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.