Stanley Keith Cruce

Monday, September 19, 2016

Stanley Keith Cruce, 70, of Lake City, Ark., and formerly of Knob and Jonesboro, passed from the care of this life on Saturday September 17, 2016, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. He was born on May 8, 1946, in Lafe, Ark., to the late Lee Roy and Rose Aline (Bowers) Cruce. Keith was an avid golfer, loved to bird hunt and share the gospel with anyone he came into contact with.

Keith is survived by his children, Chadwick Keith Cruce and Kim of Mountain View, Ark., Carla Dawn Neiss and Will of Snoqualmie, Wash., Lana Beth Ables and Woody of Heber Springs, Ark. and Amy Lynn Cruce of Little Rock, Ark.; a brother: Kenneth Cruce and wife Tina of Jonesboro, Ark.; two sisters, Carletta Smith and husband Ed of Germantown, Tenn. and Nila Lawson and husband Richie of Germantown, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Kaidee Wilkie and husband Austin of Marion, Tenn., Maebrie Cruce of Mountain View, Garrett Cruce of Mountain View and Parker Ables of Heber Springs along with a host of other special relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday Sept. 19, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Mace Straubel officiating. Interment will follow at Woodland Heights Cemetery. Visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday and continuing until service time at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Those who wish you may send condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook at or by visiting the funeral home's Facebook page.